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Percy FINES

Regimental number2939
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Fines, The Strand, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceCadet
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 12 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 3 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate not easy to read
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death21
Place of burialKantra War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 123), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria FINES, Strand, Townsville, Queensland

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