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Percy Charles SOMERSET

Regimental number969
Place of birthBrockley, Kent, London, England
SchoolRathfern Road Council School, ENgland
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLine repairer
AddressWhite Hills, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C E Somerset, 8 Kemble Road, Forest Hill, London, England
Previous military service25th London Regiment (cyclists) Territorials
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialLewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 142), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mr C E SOMERSET, 8 Kembie Road, Forest Hill, London, England

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