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Gilbert Douglas PERRY

Regimental number1010
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Technical High School
Other trainingSurveyor. Articled to WA Chadwick, Licenced Surveyor, Sydney
OccupationCivil engineer and surveyor
Address'City Pharmacy', Marrickville Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H Perry, 'City Pharmacy', Marrickville Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCorporal, 16th-17th Mounted Wireless Troops, Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Troop 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps Details
FateDied of disease 29 June 1918
Place of death or woundingTetbury, England
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTetbury (St Saviour) Churchyard, Gloucestershire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Gilbert Henry and Mary Ann Eliza PERRY, The City Pharmcy, Marrickville, Sydney

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