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Percy Oswald TRUMAN

Regimental number2760
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMount Gambier Public School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Edward Truman, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed with local Military Forces
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row F, Grave No. 14), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Edward and Maria TRUMAN, Mount Gambier, South Australia

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