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Percival John TRENEAR

Regimental number54772
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrassfinisher
AddressCamperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, J. Trenear, 170 Australia Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Previous military service34th Infantry (4 years)
Enlistment date15 May 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFovant Camp, England
Age at death19.8
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialFovant (St. George) Churchyard (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Clara Elizabeth TRENEAR, 170 Australia Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 19 June 1918; disembarked London, England, 26 August 1918, and marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, the same day; allotted to 35th Bn reinforcements, 26 August 1918.

Admitted to Fovant Military Hospital, Hurdcott, 5 October 1918.

Died, 12 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Buried St George's Parish Churchyard, 16 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TRENEAR Percival John

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