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James Augustus PERDRIAU

Regimental number13155
Date of birth31 May 1897
Place of birthBurwood, New South Wales
SchoolThe Grammar School (Malvern), Hunters Hill; Sydney Grammar School. Played in "Firsts" Rugby Union and rowed in the "Eight"
AddressTavistock Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs L A Perdriau, Tavistock Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 1, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Discharge date16 October 1919
Other details

Employed as a private truck driver and Motor Cycle Despatch Driver.

War Service: France and Belgium

Date of death16 October 1966
Place of burialCremated at Northern Suburbs Crematorium

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