Percy William SHERWIN

SHERWIN, Percy William

Service Number: 5587
Enlisted: 28 January 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, 2 February 1897
Home Town: Childers, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes (sudden), Bancroft, Queensland, 6 August 1942, aged 45 years
Cemetery: Monto Cemetery, Qld
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Apple Tree Creek War Memorial (Digger)
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5587, Brisbane, Queensland
20 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5587, 15th Infantry Battalion, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney
20 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5587, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
26 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5587, 15th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood, GSW (legs)
8 Jun 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Machine Gun Battalion
1 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5587, 4th Machine Gun Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", Shell wound (thumb)
20 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 5587, 4th Machine Gun Battalion

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