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Percy George MARRIOTT

Regimental number774
Place of birthStepney, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWharf labourer
AddressSpring Street, Queenstown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, J E Marriott, Spring Street, Queenstown, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name10th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Driver Percy Marriott sailed on the Transport A12 "Saldanha" while the rest of E Company boarded the "Ascanius"
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 24), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; John and Emily MARRIOTT, Commercial Road, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Harold MARRIOTT MM, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 20 July 1915; transferred to 24th Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 27 July 1915 (debility); rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 4 August 1915.

Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

Buried Victoria Gully Cemetery, near 10th Bn Headquarters; grave subsequently relocated to Lone Pine Cemetery owing to original site 'being exposed to torrential rains during certain seasons and in danger of obliteration by flooding'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARRIOTT Percy George

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