Grave Location – Congregational A-9/10.
Surname/ Christian Names – BLYTHE, Percy
Date/Place of Birth- April, 1895, Bunbury, W.A.
Service Number – 3454
Rank – Lieutenant
Unit / Division – 28th Battalion
Enlistment Date/Place – 11 November 1915, Bunbury, W.A.
Height- 173 Weight- 63.50kgs
Address– Albert Road, BUNBURY, W.A.
Next of Kin– Father- Albert Ogilvy Blythe of Albert Road Bunbury,, W.A, Mother- Jane Blythe of Albert Road, Bunbury, W.A and Wife- Mary McNeil Morrison Blythe of Belmont, W. A.
Embarkation Details – 17 January 1916 from Fremantle, W.A on the “ Oriana “.
Overseas Port/Date- Alexandria, 21/03/1916, then Marseilles- 27/03/1916.
KIA / Mortally Wounded – Date – 10 June, 1918.
Place – Near Franvillers, France.
Age at Death – 23 years..
Burial Location / Commemoration Details – Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension, France- Section I, Row E, Grave No. 24. Also memorialized at the Bunbury General Cemetery, W.A .
Panel Number Roll Of Honour ( Australian War Memorial )- 112.
3/05/1916- Joined 28th Battalion in France
8/05/1916- Appointed Lance Corporal
11/07/1916- Promoted to Temporary Corporal
4-6/8/1916- Wounded in Action, France- Severe Gun Shot Wounds to Face and leg
10/08/1916- Embarked from Boulogne to England per “ Cambria “
2/09/1916- Awarded Military Medal for his bravery in action at Battle of Pozieres, France.
5/09/1916- Reverted to Lance Corporal on evacuation to England
12/10/1916- Appointed Corporal- from 1st South General hospital, Weymouth, England
13-27/11/1916- Proceeded on 2 weeks furlough.
27/03/1917- On command at School of Instruction, Candahar.
8/05/1917- to No. 2 officers Cadet Battalion, Cambridge.
31/08/1917- Promoted to Second Lieutenant.
20/09/1917- Embarked Southampton for Le Havre, France.
25/09/1917- In the Field, France.
4/10/1917- Wounded in Action- Gun Shot Wound to left arm.
8/10/1917- Embarked Boulogne for Wandsworth, England.
2/12/1917- Discharged to convalesce.
12/01/1918- Transferred to No. 2 Com depot, Weymouth.
20/01/1918- Promoted to Lieutenant.
5/04/1918- Embarked from Southampton for Le Havre, France.
7/05/1918- Rejoined 28th Battalion in France.
10/06/1918- Killed in Action near Franvillers, France.