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Percival John KEM

Regimental number402
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressKincaid Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs A J Spies, Kincaid Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4222 Pte Morton Edward KEM, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 4 March 1917; (?) 59536 Gunner Francis John KEM, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.

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