Percy Sutherland MOFFLIN

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MOFFLIN, Percy Sutherland

Service Numbers: 163, 227
Enlisted: 1 January 1901
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Hamilton, New Zealand, 29 December 1872
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Drover/Station manager
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 16 June 1915, aged 42 years
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Carnarvon War Memorial, East Fremantle Municipality Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial, Geraldton District Honour Roll, West Leederville Town Hall HB2
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Boer War Service

1 Jan 1901: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Trooper, SN 163, 5th Western Australian Mounted Infantry

World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 227, Guildford, Western Australia
8 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 227, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 227, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
16 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 227, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Percy Sutherland MOFFLIN was born on 29th December, 1872 in Hamilton, New Zealand

His parents were Horace MOFFLIN and Margaret SUTHERLAND

Two of his brothers also served in WW1 as follows:

1. William Harold MOFFLIN (SN507)  returned to Australia in 1915

2. Edward Walter MOFFLIN (SN464) died of wounds in 1916

his newpher Horace Elgar MOFFLIN served in WW1 (SN7102) and was discharged in 1919