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Peter Gordon ABEL

Regimental number31000
Date of birth18 January 1897
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mr J Triffit, Gretna, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Triffit, Gretna, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of weak ankles)
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Discharge date18 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konig Frederick August', 20 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 18 September 1919.

MBVAlso served in World War II: Service No Q217591.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABEL Peter Gordon

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