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Regimental number2557
Place of birthLarvika, Norway
SchoolHigh School Larvika, Norway
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James G L Archer, Tolderxodden, Larvik, Norway
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 11), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Louisa ARCHER, Tolderodden, Larvik, Norway
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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