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Thomas Eric PETERSON

Regimental number3454
Place of birthMinlaton South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressMinlaton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary R Peterson, Minlaton, South Australia
Enlistment date2 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No.2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary PETERSON, Minlaton, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1724 Corporal James Roy PETERSON, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 2213 Corporal Archibald Moyes PETERSON, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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