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Percival Gorman NEESON

Regimental number2188
Place of birthBelfast Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Miss Elizabeth Neeson, Nurses' Home, Londonderry, Ireland
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He took a prominent part in the assault on the enemy trenches, and personally attacked and put out of action a machine gun. Later he was wounded in the head.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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