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Percy Albert BATCHELOR

Regimental number3121
Place of birthFeltham, Middlesex, England
SchoolElementary School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressMingenew, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Edward Batchelor, Littlehampton, Sussex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingnear Albert, France
Date of death5 April 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row H, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Edward and Agnes BATCHELOR, 10 Stanhope Road, Littlehampton, Sussex, England. Native of Feltham, Middlesex, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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