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Percy William EDMISTON

Regimental number882
Place of birthBalmain New South Wales
SchoolDrummoyne Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressMargaret Street, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs Elliott, Margaret Street, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1915
Place of death or woundingQuinn's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 May 1915
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 34), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
40
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane EDMISTON. Native of Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 2479 Pte Australian Peter JENSEN, 31st Bn, killed in action, 27 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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