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Percival Charles BURROWS

Regimental number2119
Place of birthOxford, England
SchoolOxford National School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
OccupationEngine driver
AddressWestralla, Aberdeen, Burra, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Muriel Burrows, Westralla, Aberdeen, Burra, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2119A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 February 1915; left Australia, 23 June 1915; invalided from Gallipoli, December 1915. Left Australia the second time, 24 June 1916; died in France, 18 September 1918.
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingJeaucourt, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Clara BURROWS; husband of Muriel BURROWS, Brighton, South Australia. Born in Oxford, England
Family/military connectionsCousins: 2 killed in France
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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