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John Percy ANSTEY

Regimental number4726
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolWest Maitland Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationIronmonger
AddressWilliam Street, Junee, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Anstey, William Street, Junee, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death25
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 6), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Louisa ANSTEY; husband of Mrs Anstey, 37 Hunter Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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