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Percival George WHITESIDE

Date of birth28 December 1891
Place of birthTraralgon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Addressc/o Mrs E C Bacon, "Narkoola", Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Whiteside, c/o Mrs E C Bacon, 'Narkoola', Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date18 February 1918
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant


Promotion date: 11 January 1919

Quarter Master and Honorary Captain


Unit: Australian Permanent Forces
Promotion date: 1 March 1939

Temporary Major


Promotion date: 4 September 1941

FateReturned to Australia 17 December 1919
Discharge date15 February 1920
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 8 May 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 10 July 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 5 October 1918; taken on strength, 41st Bn, 10 October 1918.

Marched out to England to commence return to Australia, 19 May 1919. Granted leave to work as a draughtsman, 6 June to 6 September 1919. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Nestor', 17 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 May 1972
Age at death80
Place of burialWarragul Cemetery, Victoria

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