William PEEL

Regimental number3458
Place of birthCumberland, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDarlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39.8
Height5' 3"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Miss Bessie Lovelace, London Tavern Hotel, Underwood Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Discharge date7 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Grace Emma BURROWS, widow, aged 38, The Register Office, Marylebone, London, 5 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia with wife and family on board HT 'Ceramic', 9 August 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 3 October 1919; discharged (medically unfit: diability not stated), Sydney, 7 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death30 May 1940
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEEL William