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Benjamin James PEDDER

Regimental number906
Place of birthClarence Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationDeck hand
AddressBellerive, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Pedder, Bellerive, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 909 Pte Frank Ernest PEDDER, 49th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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