|Place of birth||Singleton, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Singletown, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, Robert Peisley, Corcoran's Plains, Burrowa, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick Farm Depot, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/6/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of burial||Port Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 16), Egypt|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Palestine.
Proceeded to join Western Frontier Force, Egypt, 14 January 1916.
Appointed Temporary Driver, 10 April 1916.
Evacuated to hospital, 24 April 1916, and reverts to Trooper on being evacuated; admitted to Government Hospital, Minia, 26 April 1916 (pleurisy); discharged, 27 April 1916, and rejoined 1st Light Horse Regiment the same day.
Struck off strength of 1st Light Horse Regiment, 24 May 1916.
Admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 27 May 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to British Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 3 June 1916; discharged, 28 June 1916, and marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 28 June 1916.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 18 July 1916 (hernia); transferred to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 19 July 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Borda', 17 August 1916; disembarked Sydney, 16 September 1916.
Returned to duty after hernia operation, 16 January 1917.
Embarked Sydney, 17 February 1917; disembarked Suez, 4 March 1917, and marched into 'A' Details, Moascar, the same day.
Marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 6 May 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 13 May 1917; taken on strength of 1st Light Horse Regiment, 14 May 1917.
Detached to Australia and New Zealand Mounted Division, 14 May 1917; rejoined unit, 27 May 1917.
Appointed Driver, 15 June 1917.
Admitted to Anzac Clearing Station, 4 March 1918 (gonorrhoea); transferred to No 45 Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 5 March 1918; to No 44 Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 6 March 1918; to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 7 March 1918; to Rest Camp, Port Said, 14 June 1918; discharged, 26 June 1918, and marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar the same day.
Proceeded to unit, 29 June 1918; rejoined 1st Light Horse Regiment, 5 July 1918.
Evacuated to hospital, 26 September 1918; admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, 11 October 1918 (malaria, dangerously ill).
Died, Port Said, 17 October 1918 (broncho pneumonia, and malaria).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PEISLEY James Elia Bertram|