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I figured it out by using SharePoint metadata in my template to autoselect an area of the document that existed anyway. I found the following resource helpful in figuring this out: http://sharepointsolutions.com/sharepoint-help/blog/2013/11/add-sharepoint-metadata-to-word-documents/
I think this is the same situation as you are being into. This will help you move forward
There is nothing in the SharePoint REST API which allows you to create a file using a template. You will have to create new file (empty) or with at least one page. Then set the metadata including the contentTypeId. The following link shows how to do this without creating more than one version if you have versioning on. You can adjust the code to include the ...
Soloved it using InfoPath. Gave me a even better result. Cheers.
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