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Leslie Keith Gordon PETERSON

Regimental number396
Place of birthMinlaton South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMinlaton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs M R Peterson, Minlaton, Yorks Peninsula, South Australia
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary PETERSON, Minlaton, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1724 Corporal James Roy PETERSON, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 2213 Corporal Archibald Moyes PETERSON, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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