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Percival George WALKER

Regimental number4366
Place of birthDutch West Indies
SchoolSchools in England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining engineer
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George T Walker, Roskear House, Cambourne, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was twice wounded, twice gassed, fell in shell hole and dislocated his knee, was an expert on poisonous gas, attended school in France for three months for the study of the subject.
FateDied of disease 3 November 1918
Age at death28
Place of burialEfford Cemetery (Row C, Grave 7541), Plymouth, Devonshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Thomas and Ada Mary WALKER.

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