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Peter Jacob Christopher PEUT

Regimental number7292
Place of birthMount Morgan, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber cutter
AddressTumoulin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height6' 3"
Weight196 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Peut, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; John and Dora PEUT, Baree, Queensland

Military Medal

'For bravery in the field.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 1
Date: 2 January 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 603 Sergeant John David PEUT, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 8 October 1919; Nephew: 5427 Pte John William Arthur SMITH, 9th Bn, killed in action, 4 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 12 April 1917, and marched in to 4th Training Bn, Codford.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 July 1917; taken on strength, 16th Bn, in the field, 4 August 1917.

Wounded in action, 28 March 1918 (shrapnel wound, legs), and admitted to 2/1st West Riding Field Ambulance; transferred to No 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, 28 March 1918.

Died of wounds, 31 March 1918.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEUT Peter Jacob Christopher

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