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Peter FOTHERINGHAM

Regimental number2135
Place of birthSanday, Orkney, Scotland
Other NamesFORTHERINGHAME
SchoolSellibester Public School, Sanday, Orkney, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionProtestant
OccupationPlatelayer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Fotheringham, Temple Hall, Sanday Islands Orkney Islands, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Garrison Artillery, Orkney, Scotland
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver PTE
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth FOTHERINGHAME, Templehall, Sanday, Orkney, Scotland

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