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Charles Benjamin PALMER

Regimental number2645
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBilliard marker
AddressUranquinty, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Palmer, Uranquinty, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 February 1917
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot XII, Row AA, Grave No. 2), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales.

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