Peter PINDER

PINDER, Peter

Service Numbers: 531, 176, 16
Enlisted: 18 August 1914
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wicklow, Ireland, 1874
Home Town: Euroa, Strathbogie, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: 10 December 1931, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria
Roman Catholic G, Grave 632
Memorials: Euroa Telegraph Park
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 176, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 531, 2nd Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse

World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, 16, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Driver, 16, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Driver, 16, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Pte. Peter Pinder, a Boer war veteran, who enlisted with the first batch of local recruits in August, 1914, returned to Euroa last week. He was soldiering during the Gallipoli campaign and subsequently saw service in France, being on duty till a short time ago. Private Finder was met at the station by a large number of friends, from whom lie received an ovation on reaching the platform.