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Herbert PALMER

Regimental number2820
Place of birthHawker South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHawker, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Richard Palmer, Hawker, South Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8493 Driver Edmund John PALMER, 20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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