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Percy Osborne SCOULLER

Regimental number6928
Place of birthColac Victoria
OccupationSchool teacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7.75"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, R O Scouller, Wimba via Colac, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date3 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2778 Lance Corporal Leslie Alexander SCOULLER MM, 8th Bn, killed in action, 26 August 1918; 1964 Pte Arthur James SCOULLER, 23rd Bn, died of disease, 9 March 1916.
Other details

War service: embarked from Australia, 10 September 1915.

Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Brigade, Bir Etmaler, 16 August 1916.

Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 18 August 1916 (influenza); discharged, 24 August 1916, and rejoined unit.

Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 29 December 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, 2 January 1917; discharged to rejoin unit, 9 January 1917.

Taken on strength, 34th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, Anzac Mounted Division Train, 3 September 1917. Appointed Corporal, 13 October 1917. Transferred to 26th Depot Unit of Supply, 13 October 1917.

Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 9 November 1918.

Transferred to 34th Company, Anzac Mounted Division Train, 13 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 3 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOULLER Percy Osborne

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