Percy Andrew Goulburn MAKEPEACE

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MAKEPEACE, Percy Andrew Goulburn

Service Number: 3558
Enlisted: 5 August 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tarraville, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 24 September 1917
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
Plot XLII, Row E, Grave No. 22
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World War 1 Service

5 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3558, 21st Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
29 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3558, 21st Infantry Battalion
29 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3558, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 57th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3558, 57th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
8 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3558, 57th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)
24 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3558, 57th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Pte Makepeace was acting as a Battalion runner during pre-action activities near Polygon Wood, when he was hit by a HE shell and died instantly (according to numerous Red Cross witness statements).