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Percival King SCHAFER

Regimental number1779
Date of birth--/01/1891
Place of birthAscot Vale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressColonial Bank, Donald, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Arthur Percival Schafer, Colonial Bank, Donald, Victoria
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: FLY
Promotion date: 18 December 1917


Unit: FLY Sqn 4
Promotion date: 18 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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