|Service Number||SN 52085|
|Age of Enlistment||22 years 11 months|
|Place of Enlistment||Perth, WA|
|Place of Birth||Guildford, WA|
|Previous Military Experience||Cadets 1 year, CMF 18 months|
|Religion||Seventh Day Adventist|
|School Attended||Guildford State School|
|Address History||Father - Alfred Edward, Mother - Margaret Minchin, Lord Street, West Guildford, WA|
Embarked Albany per HMAT ‘Port Darwin’ for Egypt 8.5.1918.
Roll Rank Private.
Roll Unit Australian Army Medical Corps.
Minchin disembarked at Suez with the Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC) 7.6.1918. He marched in to the Australian Camp at Suez. Minchin was transported to Alexandria, joined BEF and embarked per HMAT ‘Port Darwin’ for England 3.7.1918. He disembarked at Southampton 16.7.1918 and marched into the 5th Training Bn. Although hostilities had ceased, he proceeded overseas to France via Southampton 29.1.1919. Minchin was taken on Strength with the 28th Bn. in France 6.2.1919. He marched out of France for England for return to Australia 25.3.1919.
Embarked for Australia per ‘Somali’ 1.6.1919’.
Final Rank Private, 28th Bn.
Medical Condition NK.
Awards and Medals British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Photos HMAT Port Darwin, South Africa. Photographer unknown, photograph source' Don't forget the diggers'
'Don't Forget the Diggers. 'SS Port Darwin', South Africa. Photographer unknown, photograph sourced from website http://www.dontforgetthediggers.com.au/
Guildford Primary School Honour Roll
NAA: BA2455, Minchin Percival Edward
AWM Embarkation Roll Percival Edward
Lord Street, West Guildford, WA.
SS Port Darwin, South Africa. Photographer unknown, photograph source' Don't forget the diggers'