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Cemetery Details

Location Cemetery Road, Peterborough (Formerly Petersburg), South Australia, Australia
Co‑ordinates S32.97205, E138.84073
Description

Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway.
At the 2006 census, Peterborough had a population of 1,689.

It was originally named Petersburg after the landowner, Peter Doecke, who sold land to create the town.
It was one of 69 places in South Australia "RENAMED" in 1917 due to anti-German sentiments during WWI.

 

 

 

 

 

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  3/2/2015.   Lest we forget.

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Names

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BUIK, Ralph Frederick

Service number SX2524
Sergeant
2nd/2nd Field Company (Squadron) RAE
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 15 Sep 1904

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GILES, Thomas

Service number 5991
Lance Corporal
Australian Corps School (AIF)
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jun 1897

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CLAPP, Charles

Service number 1649
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Mar 1891

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DAY, Albert George

Service number 13404
Private
Army Medical Corps (AIF)
AIF WW1
Born 11 Sep 1896

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TELFORD, James Clarence

Service number 1041
Corporal
Born 11 Jul 1895

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CUMMINGS, Cyril Gordon

Service number SX9896
Lance Corporal
2nd AIF Transport Companies and Platoons
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 11 Sep 1900

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REDDAWAY, Donald Jasper

Service number SX17890
Private
2nd/34th Supply Depot Platoon
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 21 Feb 1922

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PURSCHE, Norman Albert

Service number SX10844
Private
2nd/8th Field Ambulance
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 2 Jul 1912

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