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Walter Edward PEAKE

Regimental number5615
Place of birthPeakhurst, New South Wales
SchoolPeakhurst Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressForest Road, Peakhurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Peake, Forest Road, Peakhurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death20 September 1917
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 12), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of George and Ellen Peake of 'Braeside', Forest Road, Peakhurst, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsUncle: 5772 Pte Walter Leslie PEAKE, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; Cousin: 3824 Sergeant Francis Alfred KEMP MM, 20th Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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