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William Charles Joshua PEART

Regimental number3127
Date of birth1882
Place of birthBet Bet, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMinister
AddressHume Street, Wodonga, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Doris Peart, c/o J.W. Quick, Miller Street, Daylesford, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 to 5 years in 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment; 'resigned owing to business matters.'
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollChaplain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1919
Discharge date27 June 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kinigin Luise', 18 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 4 February 1920; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 27 June 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death8 April 1949
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEART William Charles Joshua

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