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Percival Frederick SECKOLD

Regimental number1735
Place of birthLake albert, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolLake Albert Publi cSchool, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder's labourer
Addressc/o Samuel Paynter, Thomson Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Conrad Seckold, Coolamon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah SECKOLD, Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga; brother of G.F. SECKOLD, Best Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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