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William Edward PEACHMAN

Regimental number6125
Place of birthHartley Vale, Blue Moutains, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
AddressBroadmeadow, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Ann Peachman, Coronation Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death21.9
Place of burialValenciennes Communial Cemetery, (Plot IV, Row D, Grave 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of E.R. and Charlotte Ann Peachman of Pelaw Main, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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