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John Thomas George MERCER

Regimental number57335
Date of birth14 February 1876
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFisherman
Address1 Young Street, Tempe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Height6' 0"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Mercer, 1 Young Street, Tempe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 February 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 25 July 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burma', 25 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 16 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MERCER John Thomas George

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