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Percy George KNILL

Regimental number2184
Date of birth23 November 1884
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolNailsworth Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
AddressAnthony Street, Kirkcaldy, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Knill, Anthony Street, Kirkcaldy, South Australia
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date18 May 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 720 Pte William Grosvenor KNILL, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 7 June 1915; 1538 Sergeant Robert Stanley KNILL, 27th Bn, died of wounds, 2 September 1918.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Arrived back in Australia, 18 February 1920.

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