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Percy John FILSELL

Regimental number137
Place of birthThebarton, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSawyer
Addressc/o Mrs. E.J. Filsell, Lyndock, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.5"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C.J. Filsell, 86 Melbourne Street, Lower North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Elizabeth FILSELL. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date18 August 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 3 March 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 30 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 18 August 1918.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death26 October 1936
Age at death51
Place of burialSt. Georges Cemetery, Gawler, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FILSELL Percy John

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