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Percy Augustus O'NEIL

Regimental number2580
Date of birth1892
Place of birthLanghornes Creek, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHebbard Street North, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen O'Neil, Hebbard Street North, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Devotion to duty under fire in repairing communications at Bullecourt 4-8 May 1917.'
Recommendation date: 17 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Other detailsWorked on the mines at Broken Hill, New South Wales
Date of death1956
Age at death64
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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