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Thomas PEEL

Regimental number386
Place of birthSouth Shields, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Woodpark Station, Jerilderie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 6"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Peel, 2 Edith Street, South Shields, Durham, England
Previous military serviceServed for 21 months in South Adrica (Boer War): Kitchener's Horse and Driscoll Scouts.
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date22 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Marathon', 7 November 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 January 1920; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 22 January 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEEL Thomas

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