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Percival Alexander McBAIN

Place of birthAuburn Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSales manager
Address189 Williams Road, Hawksburn, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, Hubert McBain, Croydon, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 4 Squadron, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

OBE (Military)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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