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Robert Algernon Bowen PEAKE

Regimental number4566
Date of birth--/06/1888
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastoralist pursuits
Address25 Prospect Road, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Peake, 25 Prospect Road, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF55
Promotion date: 2 August 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: INF55
Promotion date: 9 February 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches (Altered from Military Cross)


Recommendation date: 17 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 25 September 1918

Medaille D'Honneur


Recommendation date: 21 February 1919"

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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