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Percival Clyde COLES

Regimental number4444
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
SchoolGrammar and Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressHilton, Old South Head Road, South Head, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs 0 Coles Hilton , South Head Road, Sydney, NSW.
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No. 9), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Alice COLES; husband of Olive COLES, Neasdon, Greenhill, Narrabeen, New South Wales. Native of Dunedin, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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