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Given Name(s) or Initial(s) Percy Sutherland
Regimental Number 163
Unit Name 5th West Australia Mounted Infantry
Extracts and Comments
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URL1: Fremantle WA, Lighthorseman died 16.6.1915 at Gallipoli, 227 Cpl. from Mary St North Fremantle, buried at Ari Burnu Cemetery, KIA at Quinn's Post Walkers Ridge whilst with party out from a secret sap.
URL2: WW1 AIF 227 Cpl. 10LH killed in action 16.6.1915, enlisted in Fremantle WA but native of Auckland NZ.
URL3: Geraldton WA bushman aged 29 born in NZ, no previous service.
URL4: MOFFLIN Percy Sutherland 10LH.
Source References
Murray: Official Records of the Australian Contingents etc. page(s) 424
West Australian: West Australian newspaper date(s) 7.3.1901
External Link URL1203.147.158.98/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1004&whichpage=7
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Apology: For some time now it has been difficult to keep up with the newly available sources (especially the Trove newspaper site) plus the flow of contributions and queries. So I have been forced to prioritise maintenance and data entry over replying to correspondence. Nevertheless, your contributions are being added to the database and acknowledged on the contributions page and, although my replies are many months behind, I will attempt to get to them more often.
Colin Roe

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