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Percy Charles WOOLFITT

Regimental number1327
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressWayville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29.9
Height5' 10.5
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Susan Henrietta Florence Woolfitt, Railway Terrace, Wayville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 February 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 23 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date14 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 23 August 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 5 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death12 June 1940
Age at death53
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOOLFITT Percy Charles

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