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Samuel John Thomas PALMER

Regimental number3573
Place of birthStratton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressThurlow, Findon, Woodville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Norah Palmer, Bay View, Marham Church, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*roll unit difficult to read on NR
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie PALMER; husband of Norah PALMER, Bay View, Marhamchurch, Bude, Cornwall
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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