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Percival Reginald WHELAN

Regimental number4638
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
SchoolChilders State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostal employee
Address3 Evandale Road, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Ada Whelan, 3 Evandale Road, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied at sea 3 January 1917
Place of death or woundingDied at Sea
Age at death40
Place of burialHollybrook Memorial, Southampton.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116

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