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Percival Charles WHIFFIN

Regimental number1426
Place of birthPyalong Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFitter and turner
AddressPyalong Railway Station, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Whiffin, Pyalong Railway Station via Kilmore, Victoria
Previous military service34th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Date of death24 June 1972
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery

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