Percy JEFFERY

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JEFFERY, Percy

Service Number: 1567
Enlisted: 14 December 1914, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, United Kingdom, 1893
Home Town: Charleville, Murweh, Queensland
Schooling: Whitgift School, Croydon, England; High School, Southend-on-Sea, England
Occupation: Storekeeper
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 22 Chaplain R.H. Richards officiated Headstone inscription reads:Dulce et decorum est pro Patria mori
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1567, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
13 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1567, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1567, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged just under 19 years

Son of William John and Christina Harvey Jeffery of 3 Herbert Grove, Southend-on-Sea, England

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

Also studied farming