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Eric Melville PEART

Regimental number1406
Place of birthLeongatha Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
AddressNational Bank, Birchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Edward Peart, National Bank, Birchip, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1148
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and alice PEART, National Bank, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Leongatha, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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