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Wilfred Percival AVERY

Regimental number.
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolBrisbane Grammar School, QLD and School of Mines, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining engineer
Addressc/o E Eglinton, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Millicent Grace Avery, c/o E Eglinton, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date23 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death31
Place of burialPoperinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth AVERY; husband of M.G. AVERY, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane. Native of Mackay, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Reginald, killed April 1918, and John, returned.

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