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ALBERT EDWARD PETERS

PETERS, ALBERT EDWARD

RANK:   PRIVATE            SERIAL NO:  14674                         

UNIT:    ‘B’ COMPANY, WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT 

BORN:   22/03/1883  -  WAIPAWA, N.Z.        

DIED:     07/02/1917        KILLED IN ACTION
              
PLACE:   IN THE FIELD, MESSINES, BELGIUM        

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   William and Harriet PETERS, WAIPAWA

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   MR WILLIAM PETERS (father), WAIPAWA

OCCUPATION:  STOREKEEPER

EMPLOYER:   SELF-EMPLOYED

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  ONGA ONGA

HEIGHT:  5’ 5”        WEIGHT:    126lb        CHEST:   31½”

COMP:   FRESH         EYES:   BLUE         HAIR:  DARK BROWN
    
EDUCATION:   FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   RUE DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY,
   FLEURBAIX, PAR-DE-CALAIS, FRANCE

ENLISTED:   TRENTHAM                DATE:   16/03/1916  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    14th 
PRE-WAR   SERVED IN THE WAIPAWA RIFLES.
06/03/1916.  POSTED ‘B’ COMPANY 14th REINFORCEMENT, TRENTHAM
24/06/1916.  EMBARKED  FROM WELLINGTON ON ‘MAUNGANUI’ FOR U.K.
22/08/1916.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
23/08/1916.  ATTACHED RESERVE BATTALION ‘SLING’.
18/09/1916.  PROCEEDED OVERSEAS (FRANCE).
20/09/1916.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH, ETAPLES.
04/10/1916.  JOINED 1st BATTALION, WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT.
30/12/1916.  ADMITTED SICK TO HOSPITAL BY No.2 N.Z. FIELD AMBULANCE.
16/01/1917.  REJOINED 1st BATTALION, WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT.
07/02/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD, MESSINES,  
        BELGIUM.    

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.