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Edward John PEPPER

Regimental number18918
Date of birth16 July 1896
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBushman
Address28 May Street, St Peter's, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs R Way, 28 May Street, St Peter's, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date12 July 1919 - Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Served three years and 289 days (two years 349 days spent abroad).

Wounded while on active service in France which required hospitalisation in England. Also suffered from gas poisoning.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as Edward John PIPER
Date of death31 March 1981
Age at death84
Place of burialEastern Cemetery, Geelong, Victoria

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