Frederick George Seymour PETERSON

PETERSON, Frederick George Seymour

Service Numbers: 2667, V20106
Enlisted: 3 April 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Warrant Officer Class 2
Last Unit: 1st Armoured Regiment
Born: Cranbourne, Victoria, 4 November 1897
Home Town: Cranbourne, Casey, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Natural causes, Victoria, 17 January 1984, aged 86 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2667, Melbourne, Victoria
15 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2667, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
15 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2667, 14th Infantry Battalion, SS Makarini, Melbourne
3 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 2667, 5th Light Horse Brigade Signal Troop

World War 2 Service

1 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SN V20106, Dandenong, Victoria
27 Jan 1944: Discharged Warrant Officer Class 2, SN V20106, 1st Armoured Regiment

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Biography contributed by Marilyn Mangione

"...2667 Pte Peterson, a butcher from Gippsland, Victoria prior to enlistment, embarked with the 8th Reinforcements from Melbourne on SS Makarini on 15 September 1915. Following a brief period of service with the Camel Corps, he rejoined his battalion before transferring to the 5th Signals Troop and returned to Australia on 3 August 1919. He later went on to serve as a Warrant Officer caterer with the 1st Armoured Regiment during the Second World War..." - SOURCE (