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Percy William TAINTON

Regimental number7568
Place of birthCollingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolDoncaster State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressDoncaster, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs H A Crouch, Williamson Road, Doncaster, Victoria
Enlistment date21 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1918
Place of death or woundingTyncourt, nr P?ronne, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHesbecourt Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Harriet Amelia TAINTON, Doncaster, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4160 Wilfred CROUCH, 6th Bn; 4159 Pte Ethelbert CROUCH, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918; Cousin: 396 Corporal Andrew John LOWEN MM, 23rd Bn, died of wounds, 22 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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