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John Henry PEASTON

Regimental number3624
Date of birth18 February 1892
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolPurley Grammar School, Surrey, England
OccupationRailway porter
Addressc/o Mrs Foster, Moscow Street, Petersburg, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Peaston, 66 Narbonne Street, Clapham Common, SW, London, England
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Clan Mcewan on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date4 June 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Wounded at Villers-Bretonneux, 28 April 1918; invalided to 72nd General Hospital, Trouville, France; recovered, returned to duty, 18 September 1918.

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