Percival Richard COMINS

Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
SchoolState School, Maryborough, Victoria
Address105 Stanhope Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation49
Next of kinCaroline Angel, 105 Stanhope Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Yarra Borderers and preceding corps for 34 years.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name6th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of para-typhoid, Lemnos.
FateDied of disease 30 November 1915
Date of death30 November 1915
Age at death50
Place of burialPortianos Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 171), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Frederick and janet COMINS. Native of Maryborough, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNephew: Capt Frederick Angel MC.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal