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William Harvesion PEISLEY

Regimental number347
Place of birthBombala, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.4
Height5' 8.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, William H Peisley, Eden, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date9 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism, irritable heart)

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death18 February 1945
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEISLEY William Harvesion

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