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Percy Norman ELMSLY

Regimental number4175
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressC/ Mrs Murphy, Maitai, Homebush Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Elmsly, 92 Montreal Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary and the late Thomas ELMSLY, 92 Montreal Street, Sydenham, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2340 Sapper Herbert ELMSLY, 1st Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 12 July 1918.

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