Percy James Curnow was born at Geelong. He enlisted as a 24 year old blacksmith at Ballarat on 20 August 1918. Percy Curnow (233) was a member of the 8th Battalion. Hi next of kin were Mr and Mrs W.E. Curnow of Fitzroy St, Geelong.
In 1967 Annie M. Curnow, widow of Pecry James Curnow, applied for the ANZAC Medal.