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Percy Alfred HUSH

Regimental number1924
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAraluen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Hughes, Araluen, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of Susan HUGHES (formerly HUSH), Araluen, New South Wales, and the late Ralph HUSH. Native of Young, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 317 Pte Thomas HUSH, 9th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 18 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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