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Percival Edward JENNER

Regimental number106
Place of birthBrighton, Sussex, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Joseph Jenner, Brighton, England
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years 287 days in 4th Bn, Royal Sussex Volunteers, England.
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, Adelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Imperial Camel Corps
FateReturned to Australia 28 December 1917
Discharge date31 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Tofua', 28 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit: renal calculus), 31 July 1918.

War service: 3 years 246 days (of which 2 years 245 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death4 June 1948
Age at death53
Place of burialVictor Harbor Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, JENNER Percival Edward

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