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Peter ZEISSER

Regimental number168
Date of birth10 December 1894
Place of birthUltimo, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address35 Weston Road, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBella Zeisser, Ellan Terrace off Bridge Road, Glebe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 5th Australian Light Regiment, Horse Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAge at death: 19 years 8 months
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records19 years 8 months
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Antoin and Bella ZEISSER
Family/military connectionsBrother: 571 Pte Frank ZEISSER, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Father, Anton Francois ZEISSER, arrived as an immigrant from Hamburg, Germany, 10 March 1872.

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