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Percival Charlton GOODFELLOW

Regimental number2872
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClothing manufacturer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.25"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Carew, Caversham, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Discharge date31 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 9 June 1916 (cardiac); transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 10 June 1916 (dilated heart).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Karoola', 5 July 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 2 august 1916; discharged (medically unfit: dilation of heart), Adelaide, 31 August 1916.

War service: 340 days (of which 116 days were abroad)

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather: Felix George GOODFELLOW, d. 1900; mother remarried, 1905, to John CAREW.
Date of death21 September 1962
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOODFELLOW Percival Charlton

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