Percy Lionel MIDGLEY

Regimental number12/174
Place of birthHobsonville, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinEdmond Lager Midgley, Hobsonville, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTwelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late Edmond Sager, Midgley, and Ellan Midgley, 15 Waterview Road, Stanley Bay, Auckland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10370 Sergeant Herbert Latimer MIDGLEY, New Zealand Cyclist Bn, died of wounds, 7 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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