Percy Albert BATCHELOR


BATCHELOR, Percy Albert

Service Number: 3121
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Feltham, Middlesex, England., date not yet discovered
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cattle farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Albert, France, 5 April 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave F. 177 INSCRIPTION MAKE HIM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING , Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France, Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Picardie, France, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3121, 46th Infantry Battalion
29 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3121, 46th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Persic, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

46th Battalion, Australian Infantry, 4th Australian Division.

Births Sep 1890 Batchelor Percy Albert Staines 3a 7

He was 27. He enlisted Perth, Western Australia. Son of George Edward and Agnes Batchelor of 10, Stanhope Road, Littlehampton.

Arrived in Australia 20th November 1912. Friend of Private Alfred Peachey also of Littlehampton and who is also honoured on the Littlehampton War Memorial who died 10th August 1918.