The AIF Project


Regimental number978
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBallarat South, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Teresa Perrin, 221 Errard Street, Ballarat South, Victoria
Previous military service71st Infantry
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1917
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Theresa POWELL. Native of Sebastopol, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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