Percy HEFFERMAN

HEFFERMAN, Percy

Service Numbers: 970 1032, 970
Enlisted: 14 January 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1893
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Illness - Diabetes Mellitus, 7th Military Hospital, Keswick, Adelaide, 9 October 1915
Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery (General) Adelaide, South Australia
Roman Catholic Section, Row K, Grave 24
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Clare WW1 Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 970 1032, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Adelaide
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 970, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 970, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Botanist, Adelaide
3 Sep 1915: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 970 1032, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Discharged as medically unfit

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Rose Hefferman. Husband of Gussie Hefferman (nee Davey) of Brighton Road, Brighton, SA formerly of Broken Hill, NSW. Father of Wilhemina Augusta Hefferman and Pervical Hefferman

16 May 1915 - diagnosed as physically unfit

4 September 1915 - commenced return to Australia on board HS Ulysses for discharge as medically unfit

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal