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Regimental number903
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShip's steward
Address110 Portobello Road, London W, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Allen Hallett, 110 Portobello Road, London W, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 14), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and E.L. HALLETT, 7 Kensington Park Mews, Notting Hill, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandriato join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 9 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 March 1916.

Killed in action, 14 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALLETT Percy

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