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Percy William GERATY

Regimental number74
Place of birthCargo via Orange, New South Wales
Place of birthCargo, New South Wales
SchoolHigh Schools - Bathurst and Cleveland St, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressMarsh Street, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C F Geraty, Eunabba Station via Young, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division LTMB
FateKilled in Action 23 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 9), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Fanny GERATY, "Euraffa", Young, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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