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Oliver Douglas PACKER

Regimental number2808
Place of birthMundulla South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMundulla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriett Anne Packer, Mundulla, South Australia
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [2018] 2nd Lt Albert George PACKER, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918; 2718 Pte Henry Gordon PACKER, 50th Bn, died of wounds, 12 June 1918; Cousin: Cousin: 2859 Pte Leonard Allen PACKER, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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