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Percy Ernest PORTER

Regimental number888
Date of birth1 April 1888
SchoolBuckland House, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o J Porter, Oakwood, Mangalore, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Porter, Oakwood, Mangalore, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll548
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 467 Pte Clarence Hedley PORTER, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 8 May 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 November 1970
Age at death82
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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