Cedric Holroyd PERMEZEL


PERMEZEL, Cedric Holroyd

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 13 August 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawthorn, Victoria, 22 May 1892
Home Town: Malvern East, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Melbourne University
Occupation: Army Officer
Died: Died of wounds, At Sea, 14 July 1915, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
At sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, MCC Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918 - Melbourne Cricket Club
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World War 1 Service

13 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, Melbourne, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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"...Captain (Capt) Cedric Holroyd Permezel, 7th Battalion, of East Malvern, Vic. Prior to enlisting with the 1st AIF, Capt Permezel had served as a Captain and Adjutant with the 58th Battalion, Essendon Rifles. He embarked with the 1st Reinforcements from Melbourne aboard HMAT Themistocles on 22 December 1914. The 7th Battalion took part in the Anzac landing on 25 April 1915, as part of the second wave. On 14 July 1915 Capt Permezel was wounded in action and evacuated to the hospital ship HMHS Gascon, where he died shortly afterwards, aged 23. He was buried at sea three miles off Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli Peninsula." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)


Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Cedrick Holroyd PERMEZEL was born on 22nd May, 1892 in Hawthorn, Victoria

His parents were Edward Holroyd PERMEZEL and Tasmania Mary Johanna FOX


His brother Eric George PERMEZEL also served in WW1 (Captain) and returned to Australia in 1918

Another brother Glynne Tasman PERMEZEL served in WW1 (SN39689) & returned to Australia in 1919 and WW2 (V366855) discharged 1945