John Percival CASKEY

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CASKEY, John Percival

Service Number: 4747
Enlisted: 25 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gawler, South Australia, 10 December 1896
Home Town: Gawler, Gawler, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fitter
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 2 October 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gawler Baptist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor, Gawler St George Anglican Church Honour Roll, Gawler War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4747, 10th Infantry Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4747, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE J. CASKEY.

Private J. Caskey, the eldest son of Mrs, S. Bennett, Ford-street, Gawler South, died of wounds received in action in France on October 2. He was 19 years of age." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 11 Nov 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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