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Percival Clifford RAYWARD

Regimental number7044
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressGrays Road, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 3"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Rayward, Grays Road, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service2 yrs. Senior Cadets Area 1. Equipment returned.
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Howard and Annie RAYWARD
Discharge date11 May 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 23 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 11 May 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1929
Age at death33
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAYWARD Percival Clifford

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