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Oscar Frederick PETERSON

Regimental number12407
Place of birthKalmar Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressWest Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Peterson, 53 Stanley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps July 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/108/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 October 1953

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