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John PEACH

Regimental number5194
Place of birthEdenhope, Victoria
SchoolEdenhope State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLongerenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Mr T Peach, Edenhope, Victoria
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialMillencourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Tom and Mary PEACH, Edenhope, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 400 Lance Corporal Thomas PEACH, 1st Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 19 September 1917; 883 Pte Joseph PEACH, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 27 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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