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Regimental number2274
Date of birth1890
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Tooth's Brewery, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 9"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinNorman Alderson, c/o Tooth's Brewery, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Military District 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1915
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 755 Pte Reginald ALDERSON, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 4 April 1915.

Killed in action, 19 August 1915.

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

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