The AIF Project

Percival Frederick HOOD

Regimental number2663
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmoulder
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Hood, 77 McKillop Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date23 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll65th Battalion
FateDrowned 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialEarley (St. Peter) Churchyard, Berkshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Fanny HOOD; husband of Ethel HOOD, 126 Yarra Street, Geelong, Victoria. Date of Death shown as 25th September, 1917
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins on his Fathers side, killed in action.

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