Percival Edward YON

Regimental number62632
Date of birth12 September 1898
Place of birthCrystal Brook, South Australia
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 4.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J James, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date1 June 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
FateShip recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Discharge date31 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6410 Pte Robert Henry YON, 21st B, killed in action, 11 November 1917; 971 Harry Yon, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918; 1932 Charles Albert YON, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 November 1917.
Other details

War service: HT 'Boonah' recalled owing to cessation of hostilities, ; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 31 January 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, YON Percival Edward