Percival James BREWER


BREWER, Percival James

Service Number: 1856
Enlisted: 31 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Allansford, Victoria, Australia , January 1897
Home Town: Terang, Corangamite, Victoria
Schooling: Noorat State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, Turkey, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 12 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
The Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 40), Gallipoli, Turkey, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1856, 14th Infantry Battalion
20 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1856, 14th Infantry Battalion
20 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1856, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne
10 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1856, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Scalp wound Buried at Sea

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From Gallipoli, 1915

L/Cpl. Percival James Brewer, 14th Battalion Australian Infantry (Jacka's Mob), died aboard the 'Neuralia' on 12th August 1915 from wounds received on 8th August. Buried at sea, he is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial.

Originally from Allansford, he was the 19 year-old son of James and Laura Brewer of Terang, Victoria, Australia.