Percy Norman HINTON

Regimental number297
Place of birthEuroa, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHart Street, Euroa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 11"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, W I Hinton, Hart Street, Euroa, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date18 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Somali', 10 December 1918 (gun shot wound, abdomen); disembarked Sydney, 8 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 18 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 February 1965
Age at death72
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, HINTON Percy Norman