Percy COVEY

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COVEY, Percy

Service Numbers: 1338, 1486
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Chertsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, 1894
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
INSCRIPTION THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT Special Memorial A. 4.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1338, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1338, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Melbourne
6 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1486, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Mar 1895 Covey Percy Chertsey 2a 46.

His brother, Private Edward/Edwin Harvey Covey [also born in Chertsey] aged 25,also fell whilst srving with the 3rd Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

[died of bomb wounds]

They were sons of Edwin and  Annie Covey, of 3 Church St., Crondall, Farnham, Surrey.