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Percy Elliott THEEL

Regimental number18236
Date of birth4 March 1894
Place of birthBirdwood, South Australia
SchoolBirdwood High School, School of Mines, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationInstructor
AddressBlumberg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Thiel, Blumberg, South Australia
Enlistment date21 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJune 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Discharge date11 October 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Italy. Contracted trench fever, January 1918; invalided to Australian Isolation Hospital, Taranto; recovered. Contracted trench fever, second occasion, April 1918; invalided to London; recovered and returned to Australia on duty, Education service.

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