Percy ALDERSON

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ALDERSON, Percy

Service Number: 2274
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 7th Field Artillery Battery
Born: Grafton, New South Wales, 1890
Home Town: Redfern, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 19 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
25 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2274, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Rangatira embarkation_ship_number: A22 public_note: ''
30 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2274, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 2274, 7th Field Artillery Battery, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography

Australian Field Battery, 7 Battery

Rank  - Gunner

4 April 1915 - Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign),

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

Brother of Norman Alderson, c/o Tooth's Brewery, Sydney, New South Wales and 755 Pte Reginald Alderson, 42nd Btn, killed in action, 4 October 1917