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Arthur Richard PEGLER

Regimental number2644
Place of birthMildura Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressPalm Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J E Pegler, Palm Avenue, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 1 MG Btn
Promotion date: 1 May 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 1 MG Btn
Promotion date: 4 September 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal*


*'Great skill, ability and courage throughout operations.' (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: "12 October 1917

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 6 January 1919"

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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