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Mervyn Wilford YELVERTON

Regimental number1153
Place of birthBussleton Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBusselton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Yelverton, Busselton, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Brigade Machine Gun Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsFather: 62895 Pte Henry George YELVERTON, Western Australian Reinforcement 3, ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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