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Wilfred Percival KAY

Regimental number4539
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
SchoolBalbarrup State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressPost Office, Manjimup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr F Kay, Manjimup, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fish and Louise Elizabeth Mary KAY. Native of Albany, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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