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Percy McLEOD

Regimental number853
Place of birthMaitland New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRawson Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Angus McLeod, First Street, Weston, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 18 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in connection with the carrying of despatches to and from the front line. Lance Corporal McLEOD has always displayed a total disregard of danger, never hesitating to pass through heavy shell or machine gun fire. He sets a splendid example to his comrades by his cheerfulness and gallant conduct.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 119
Date: 17 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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