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Regimental number6858A
OccupationCommercial traveller
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A.J. Maher, 79 Evans Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 92nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot LXV, Row D, Grave No 16), Pas de Calais, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Myer NATHAN and Amelia Janet MAHER, 79 Evans Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NATHAN Myer
Red Cross File No 1980609X

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