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Frederick Thomas Smith PEBERDY

Regimental number962
Place of birthMoree, New South Wales
SchoolDulwich Hill Superior Public School; Petersham Continuation School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address100 Boulevard, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, T E Peberdy, 100 Boulevard, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 33rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date4 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 2), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice PEBERDY, 'Coulthard', 24 Kingston Street, Haberfield, New South Wales. Native of Moree
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Posted missing in action, 20 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 23 July 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's address subsequently 'Coulthard', 24 Kingston Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEBERDY Frederick Thomas Smith
Red Cross File No 2120611

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