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Percy George SCROOP

Regimental number1601
Place of birthClarendon, South Australia
SchoolCherry Gardens Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSawyer
AddressClarendon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Scroop, Coromandell, Valley, South Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of dysentry.
FateDied of disease whilst a Prisoner of War No date of fate entered on Nom
Place of death or woundingAngora, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (Angora Memorial No. 148), Baghdad
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SCROOP, Coromandel Valley, South Australia

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