William James PEACH

PEACH, William James

Service Number: 3491
Enlisted: 19 October 1917, Enlisted at Ipswich, QLD
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Upper Tent Hill, Gatton, Queensland, 1898
Home Town: Upper Tent Hill, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: Upper Tent Hill Public School, Queensland
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 14 July 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Originally buried at Muaalabah with Chaplain H.J. Clarke but after exhaustive searching the grave could not be relocated, Jerusalem Memorial, Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gatton Weeping Mother Memorial, Ipswich Men and Women of Ipswich WW1 Roll of Honour, Jerusalem Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3491, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Ipswich, QLD
19 Dec 1917: Involvement Private, 3491, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
19 Dec 1917: Embarked Private, 3491, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
28 Apr 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
14 Jul 1918: Involvement Trooper, 3491, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3491 awm_unit: 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1918-07-14

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Eliabeth Peach of Upper Tent Hill, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal