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Charles PEDEN

Regimental number280
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolGeorge Walston's College, Edinburgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia26
Addressc/o D D Palmer, Milne's Bridge via Kerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Peden, 24 McLaren Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Edith Mary PEDEN, 24 McLaren Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 999 Lance Corporal Charles PEDEN, 10th Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 27 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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