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Peter BRECKENRIDGE

Regimental number1102
Place of birthWest Kilbride Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressRochester
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, S. Breckenridge, near Wallan, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death17 October 1965
Age at death71
Place of burialRochester Cemetery, Victoria

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