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Regimental number752
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
SchoolState School No 119, Castlemaine, Victoria
AddressMoyston Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Pegler, Moyston Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Place of burialLancashire Landing Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles William and Sarah Ann PEGLER. Native of Castlemaine, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin (1st): 12458 Lance Corporal John Leonard GROAT MM, 10th Field Ambulance, killed in action, 16 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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