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Percy Valentine WESTCOTT

Regimental number404
Date of birth19 September 1890
Place of birthStuart Nill, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
Address9 Percy Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Westcott, 9 Percy Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll11954
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Returned to Australia and re-enlisted as 11954, Driver, Supply Column 3, Army Service Corps 26. Embarked at Melbourne on board HMAT A19 'Afric' on 5 June 1916. Served on the Western Front.
Date of death16 March 1971
Age at death80
Place of burialNyah West Cemetery, Victoria

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