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Ewald Theodore PETERING

Regimental number6027
Place of birthMurtoa, Victoria
ReligionLutheran
OccupationTurner and fitter
AddressMurtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Herman Petering, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Cadets, 3.5 years in the Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Discharge date4 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19058 Pte Ernest William PETERING, 5th Training Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: wounded: gun shot wound, right thumb), Melbourne, 4 April 1918.
Date of death1963
Age at death73
Place of burialHealesville Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, PETERING Ewald Theodore

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