Percy Peter WIDDOP

Regimental number2709
Place of birthBradford England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Miss E F M Widdop, 22 Belmont View, Brambley, Leeds, England
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He repeatedly carried messages under intense fire, displaying great courage and determination throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Date of death4 March 1969
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis