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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Vernon Marsh
Name: Marsh, Vernon Lionel
Rank: Private
Service Number: 62580
Place of Birth: Darwin (N.T.)
Next of Kin: Cecil Henry Marsh - Father ; Greenock, S.A.
Biographical notes: Marsh was born on 7 April 1901, the son of Cecil Henry Marsh and Belle, nee Kelsey. He went to school at Darwin Public School. His brother was Pte Keith Melville Marsh (Service no:1946).
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Enlistment: 10-Apr-1918
Age at Enlistment: 18
Place of Enlistment: Adelaide (S.A.)
Unit: 6th General Service Reinforcements
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1984-10-22
Place of Death: Darwin (N.T.)
Service History: Marsh was a member of the Darwin Cable Guard. He enlisted three days after his 17th birthday, giving his year of birth as 1900. Both his parents gave their permission for his enlistment. His unit embarked from Adelaide on board HMAT A36 'Boonah' on 22 October 1918. He reached Durban when the armistice was signed so returned to Australia.
Related link: Service Record
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A36 'Boonah'
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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