Peter Robert GORRIE

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GORRIE, Peter Robert

Service Number: WX3304
Enlisted: 21 May 1940
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Claremont, Western Australia, Australia, 26 November 1916
Home Town: Swanbourne, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Papua , 1 December 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lieutenant, SN WX3304
21 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN WX3304, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion

WW2

The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at War" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer page 174. Peter was born 26th Nov 1916, and prior to the war he was a monitor of Swanbourne WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn as a Lieutenant. Unfortunately, he was Killed In Action 1st Dec 1942. Rest I Peace. Lest We Forget.

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