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Percival Valdeman STEENHOLDT

Regimental number11791
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
AddressLongwarry PO, Longwarry,Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5'10.25"
Weight192 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Steenholdt, Longwarry PO, Longwarry,Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Valdeman spelt Valdemar
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter Hansen and Mary STEENHOLDT
Discharge date22 May 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht' Orca', 19 February 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 April 1919; discharged (termination of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 December 1931
Age at death43
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEENHOLDT Percival Valdeman

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