Percy Neil DURHAM

Place of birthDum Dum India
SchoolLe Martinere College, Lucknow, India
Age on arrival in Australia38
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier Permanent Forces
Address409 Punt Road, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Christina Durham, 409 Punt Road, Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceInstructional Staff Melbourne, Sgt Major 3rd Batt Northumberland Fusiliers Imperial Army.
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe had Queen Victoria's and Queen Edward's South African War Medals, also the good conduct medal of the Imperial Army.
FateDied of disease 22 April 1917
Place of death or woundingDied at 3rd Military Hospital, Wandsworth, London.
Age at death41
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 14), Surrey, England.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Captain William and Mary DURHAM, husband of Christian DURHAM, Dalny Road, Murrumbeena, VIctoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal