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Percy Albert LISLE

Regimental number3118
Date of birth--/07/1891
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLinesman, P & T Dept.
AddressInkerman Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Lisle, Inkerman Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF47
Promotion date: 4 July 1917


Unit: INF45
Promotion date: 4 March 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Work near Hamel on 8 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 14 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and good leadership. He led his platoon with great dash and skill in an attack and when held up by machine gun fire he succeeded in capturing the guns and their crews. After the capture of the second objective he led a fighting patrol in a most determined manner, and dislodged an enemy post.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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