|Place of birth||Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Place of birth||Wallsend, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Murmain Street, Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Father, W Peel, Murmain Street, Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Armidale, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||33rd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/50/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||33rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Mary PEEL|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 3359 Pte Robert Pugh PEEL, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919; 519 Driver Thomas PEEL, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 4 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 July 1916.
Found guilty, 25 August 1916, of failing to obey an order given personally by a superior Officer: admonished.
Found guilty, Larkhill, of being absent without leave from midnight, 24 October, to 6 am, 31 October 1916: awarded 21 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeiture of 7 days' pay; total forfeiture of 21 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1916.
Admitted to 10th Field Ambulance, 25 April 1917 (scalded right foot); discharged to duty, 21 May 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 23 May 1917.
Found guilty, 23 August 1917, of whilst on Active Service being absent from Tattoo Roll Call until 10 pm: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Found guilty, 25 October 1917, of being absent without leave from 8.45 am, 25 October, to 9.30 am, 26 October 1917: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of 2 days' pay; total forfeiture: 30 days' pay.
Found guilty, 4 January 1918, of whilst on Active Service being absent without leave from 1 pm-9.30 pm, 4 January 1918: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of 1 day's pay; total forfeiture: 5 days' pay.
On leave to England, 17 February 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 4 March 1918.
Wounded in action, 17 April 1918 (gassed: severe), and admitted to 55th Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen; to England, 23 April 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 31 May 1918. Marched out to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 3 June 1918; marched in to No 1 command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 July 1918; to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 18 July 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 August 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 4 August 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 22 August 1918 (gun shot wound, left hand), and admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 37th Casualty Clearing Station; to 9th General Hospital, 25 August 1918; to England, 26 August 1918, and admitted to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester, 27 August 1918. Discharged to Littlemoor Camp, Weymouth, 25 September 1918.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 11 November 1918.
Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 21 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orsova', 8 January 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 20 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 17 April 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||58|
|Place of burial||Wallsend Cemetery, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PEEL William Edward|