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William Robert PEACH

Regimental number484
Place of birthNorton via Horsham, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaddler
AddressStawell Road, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinJessie Peach Stawell Road, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 8), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
102
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Horsham Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: John (d. 23 April 1893, aged 40; bu. Horsham Cemetery) and Jessie PEACH, Stawell Road, Horsham, Victoria
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins, one died on a troopship and the other killed in action.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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