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Regimental number970
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMrs. P. Heffernan, c/o Mrs. Roberts, Brighton Road, Brighton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs. G. Hefferman, c/o Mrs. Roberts, Brighton Road, Brighton, South Australia
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Nominal Roll also lists 1032A Percy HEFFERMAN, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 3 September --? On the Embarkation Roll, 970 Percy HEFFERMAN is also given the number 1032 bracketed with 970.
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death23
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Row K, Grave No. 24), Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rose HEFFERMAN; husband of Mrs. G. HEFFERMAN. Native of Sydney

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