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John Edward PEATEY

Regimental number5682
Place of birthGippsland Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressRosebud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, John Henry Peatey, Rosebud PO, Rosebud, Victoria
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. J. and Mrs W. PEATEY, Rosebud, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1161 Pte George PEATEY, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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