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Thomas Archibald PEADY

Regimental number4565
Place of birthThames Goldfields, New Zealand
SchoolBlack Hill State School, Ballarat East, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia3
Address61 Peel Street, N, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr J Peady, 61 Peel Street, N Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: "8 March 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Mention in Corps Orders ?)

Recommendation date: July 1918"

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe has Meritorious Service Medal and twice mentioned in despatches.
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 7), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eva PEADY, 61 Peel Street, Ballarat East, Victoria. Native of New Zealand

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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