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Percy Swithen BLICK

Regimental number893
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Fremantle, WA
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBootmaker
Address204 Hay Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Peter Swithen Blick, 204 Hay Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHindenburg Line, nr Bony, France
Date of death29 September 1918
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter Swithin and Jane BLICK, 6 Alfred Street, Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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