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Percival RAINES

Regimental number1799
Place of birthPort Chalmers New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinUncle, Alfred Mercer, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name301st (Mechanical Transport), 8th Company, Army Service Corps (17th Divisional Ammunition Park)
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/98/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916

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