We remember Walter Peeler

We remember Walter Peeler

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
birth Barkers Creek, Castlemaine, Victoria Australia Source:8545062 Source:8966333 9th August 1887
1907
marriage Emma Hewitt Source:8966337 1907
1916
enlistment Leongatha, Victoria Australia Source:8966339 17th February 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Private 114 3rd Australian Pioneer Battalion Source:8966339 17th February 1916
1916
dates Age 28 Source:8966339 6th June 1916
1916
employment Labourer Source:8966339 1916
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8540512 23rd November 1917
1942
internment pow Java Japan Source:8966381 17th October 1942 - 7th January 1943
1944
internment pow Thailand Source:8966386 1944
1967
employment Caretaker South Caulfield Australia Source:8966389 1967
1968
dates Age 81 Source:8966328 1968
service Australian Imperial Force 8345 Source:8349261
1968
death Not War Related Died at his home in Moor Street, South Caulfield, Victoria Sout, Victoria Australia Source:8545062 Source:8540514 Source:8966328 23rd May 1968
burial Brighton Cemetery, Melbourne Non-War Cemetery Australia Source:8540514

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter
Initials W
Last Name Peeler
Source 8540514
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 8345
Australian Imperial Force 114 3rd Australian Pioneer Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ellen Scott mother
William Peeler father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Hewitt wife 1907
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-02-17 Methodist

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Victoria Deaths 1836-1985 Transcription Celine115478
Victoria Births Transcription Celine115478
Victoria Marriages 1836-1942 Transcription Celine115478
Australian Imperial Force Embarkation Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Celine115478
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 Transcription Celine115478

External Evidence

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Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Trevor321
Australian War Memorial - Walter Peeler Kristen1288
VCs of the First World War, Passchendaele 1917 by Stephen Snelling Celine115478
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 Transcription Celine115478
Victoria Wills & Probate Transcription Celine115478

Multimedia

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Walter Peeler, VC Kristen1288
Walter Peeler, VC Kristen1288
Walter Peeler, VC Kristen1288
Walter Peeler with other VC recipients Kristen1288

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