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Percival Ernest EDGAR

Regimental number1942
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia3
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address189 Evans Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Edgar, 189 Evans Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Wounded 7th August, at Lone Pine Charge. Served 2 years and 7 months, G.C.C. Holdsworthy (Clean Record). Died Bronchial Influenza while serving as Guard on German Transport. Buried at Sea.
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1915
Place of death or wounding"H.T. Rursk"
Age at death34

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