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Gordon PETERS

Date of birth5 July 1894
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolParkside Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressGurr Street, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Peters, Gurr Street, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 12th Battalion
Promotion date: 16 May 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Officer of the Order of the British Empire


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 19/04/1199
Medals

OBE


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

Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. War service: Lemnos, Egypt, France, Belgium

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