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Regimental number178
Place of birthBranxton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarder, Insane Hospital
AddressGladesville Asylum, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Kaiser, Sawyers Gully, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 7 months in the 4th Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 September 1915
Discharge date31 January 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 130 Pte Stanley Ivan KAISER, 1st Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915; Cousin: 4202 Trooper Leslie Allen FAIRHALL, 12th Light Horse Regiment, died of disease, 28 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 19 June 1915; rejoined Bn, 23 June 1915.

Admitted to HS 'Gascon', 26 June 1915; transferred to 21st General Hospital, Alexandria, 30 June 1915 (typhoid)

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ascanius', 7 September 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 4 October 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 January 1916.

Medical Board, Continuation Form, 24 January 1916, stated: 'He gives a history of rheumatic fever three years ago, and he still has a systolic murmur most marked in pulmonary areas. Presumably this murmur was not present when he enlisted, and was therefore due to conditions of active service. It recommends a pension and discharge.' Pension of 15/- per fortnight granted from 1 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KAISER Percy

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