Percival John NORMAN

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NORMAN, Percival John

Service Numbers: 2454, 2454B
Enlisted: 13 April 1916, Quorn, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Yankalilla, South Australia, 6 November 1891
Home Town: Sellicks Hill, Onkaparinga, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Telegraph linesman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 March 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Arras Road Cemetery, Roclincourt
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide Officers of S.A. Post, Telegraph and Telephone Department HR, Adelaide Postmaster General's Department WWI Honour Board , Aldinga WW1 & WW2 Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2454, 50th Infantry Battalion, Quorn, South Australia
21 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2454, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2454, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Adelaide
1 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2454B, 27th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Biography

Percival John Norman was the fifth son of Henry and Alice Norman and brother to 2527 Pte. Maurice William Norman (/explore/people/80737) 27th Battalion, Killed in Action 20 Sep 1917 and 3445 Pte. Alfred Ray Norman (/explore/people/218229) 50th Battalion, Returned to Australia 11 May 1919.