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Mervyn Henry PARKINS

Regimental number1906
Date of birth1898
Place of birthHanging Rock, near Tamworth, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoachbuilder
AddressTattersall's Hotel, Murrurundi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Samuel James Parkins, Tattersall's Hotel, Murrurundi, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1906a
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death--/01/1988
Age at death90
Place of burialCremated: Beresfield Crematorium, Newcastle, New South Wales

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