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Matthew PEACOCK

Regimental number3657
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
SchoolBrighton Road State School, St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, T Peacock, Orrong Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 2 and Reinforcement 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 18), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Frances PEACOCK, "Airedale", Orrong Road, Caulfield, Victoria. Native of St. Kilda, Victoria

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