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David Molton PEEK

Regimental number3358
Place of birthBalaklava, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer's improver
AddressBalaklava, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Wesley Pinder Peek, Balaklava, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 30 days in the AIF; discharged as under age.
Enlistment date2 July 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date15 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 15 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEEK David Molton

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