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Oscar Percival PORTER

Regimental number1808
Place of birthElsternwick Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Porter, 42 Peel Street, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row C, Grave No. 3A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs C. PORTER, 202 Hampion Street, Brighton, victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria

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