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Percy John TYERS

Regimental number2822
Place of birthInverleigh, Geelong District, VIctoria
SchoolFyansford State School. No. 1691, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address8 Station Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs J R Tyers, 8 Station Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed with Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHagle Dump Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 14), Elverdinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Robert and Ellen TYERS, 8 Station Street, Camberwell, Victoria

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