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Percival Henry WARR

Regimental number3240
Place of birthFremantle Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert Warr, Cathcart Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919

Military Medal

'At WESTHOEK RIDGE 20th September, 1917. For devotion to duty. He was of the most valuable assistance as a runner and guide throughout the whole attack. When during a heavy shelling by the enemy, he brought rations and water through to the front gun positions, making three trips in all. He assisted in digging out the crew of a gun team which had been buried by shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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