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Reginald Brough PETCH

Regimental number1601
Place of birthHotham, Yorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.5"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Petch, Paruna
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 April 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date6 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1602 Lance Corporal Charles Geoffrey PETCH, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Main', 23 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 6 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as Regingald Brough PETCH.
Date of death27 September 1957
Age at death64
Place of burialNorth Brighton Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PETCH Reginald Brough

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