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Percy John FRYER

Regimental number1171
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolBurtie, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressMirwera Birrell Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinUncle, Morris H Fryer, Mirwera Birrell Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row N, Grave No. 8), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Cecelia Eleanor FRYER, 102 Fern Street, Randwick, New South Wales. Native of Manchester, England
Family/military connectionsBrother to Will Fryer of Stanley, England, killed in action

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