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Reginald ARCHER

Regimental number8
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShell opener
AddressBroome, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Archer, 56 Grant Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date25 February 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 Roll3108A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of burialMillencourt Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Francis and Lizzie ARCHER, 56 Grant Street, Ballarat, Victoria. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

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

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