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Clarence PERCY

Regimental number60272
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRubber planter
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 4.5"
Weight113 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A. Percy, 29 Mark Street, Hulme, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceSingapore Volunteer Cyclists (9 months); Malacca Volunteer Rifles (3 months)
Enlistment date26 March 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th General Service Reinforcements
FateDied of disease 17 October 1918
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Other details

Embarked, 4 September 1918, and promoted to Voyage Only Corporal, the same day.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 16 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Died, 17 October 1918.

Buried at sea, 18 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PERCY Clarence

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