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Percival George ALSON

Regimental number983
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 7"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eileen Sybella Alson, c/o R A Guard, 'Taldanunoie,' Le Hunte Avenue, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the Militia; six years as member of the Port Pirie Rifle Club.
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date2 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death27 April 1947
Age at death63
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALSON Percival George

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