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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Farrier Corporal Percy Oswin

22/12/1894
Born in Salby, Leicestershire, England
3/10/1914
Enlisted at Bacchus Marsh in the AIF, aged just under 20
28/5/1915
Embarked aboard the HMAT A34 Persic with the 13th Light Horse Regiment, B Company as a Shoeing Smith
3/6/1915 - 16/7/1915
Admitted to hospital
29/6/1915
Disembarked in Egypt
11/9/1915
13th Light Horse Regiment landed at Gallipoli
20/12/1915
13th Light Horse Regiment left Gallipoli
28/3/1916
Posted to the 4th Divisional Cavalry
2/6/1916
Allotted to the I Anzac Corps as Corps Cavalry - France
17/10/1916
Promoted to Corporal
17/11/1916 - 12/12/1916
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance - tonsilitis
28/12/1916
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance - influenza
10/1/1917
Admitted to 5th general Hospital, Rouen, France
23/1/1917
Admitted to War Hospital, Reading, England
9/4/1917
Rejoined the 13th Light Horse Regiment Details from Convalescent Depot
24/8/1917 - 29/8/1917
Attended school of farriery, Romsey, England
18/12/1917
Proceeded overseas to France to rejoin 13th Light Horse Regiment as part of the 1 ANZAC Cavalry Corps
18/12/1919
Admitted to the 83rd General Hospital, France - influenza
28/2/1919 - 25/3/1919
Admitted to the 1st Australian General Hospital, Sutton Veny, England
3/5/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Leicestershire
21/6/1919
Returned to Australia
14/9/1919
Discharged from the AIF - medically unfit due to was service
26/11/1919
Applied for a free passage from England for his wife

Last updated by lee, Sun, 02 May 2021 15:31:09