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Percy John DAWSETT

Regimental number14
Place of birth31 Forbury Road, Dunedin South, New Zealand
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
SchoolMacandrew Road School, Dunedin North, New Zealand.
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
Address62 Forbury Road, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thos Dawsett, 62 Forbury Road, South Dunedin, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the Caversham Cadets for 2 years.
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Place of enlistmentTatura, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name22nd Battalion Head-Quarters Staff
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBeaurevoir, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 5), Gouy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Frances DAWSETT, Dunedin, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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