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Sergeant Albert Peake

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Albert Henry Peake

Ancestor's date of birth: 22/11/1873

Ancestor's date of death: 24/03/1941

Cause of Death: Not Provided

Service Number: 484

Colony or State of enlistment: SA Place of Enlistment: Mt Gambier

Unit: 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: SGT, Date Effective: Not Provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Trooper, Date Effective: Not Provided

Murray Page: 372

Contingent: 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen

Ship: Not Provided Date of Sailing: Not Provided

Memorial details: Not Provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Personal Characteristics: Sergeant Saddler during the Boer War and returned to this trade on returning to South Australia. Awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal.

Reasons to go and fight: Not Provided

Details of service after war: Also enlisted for the First World War as a Trooper with the 8th Mobile Veterinary Unit attached to the 3rd Brigade. Served in the Middle East. Awarded the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Andrew Guy Peake, Dulwich SA (great nephew)

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