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Herbert PALMER

Regimental number5187
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteam hammer driver
Address312 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr J W Palmer, 25 Albert Street, Hillfields, Coventry, England
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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