The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Peers
First Name:
John Edgar
Nick Name:
Jack
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9197
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
DOB:
8.07.1916
Place of Birth:
Western Australia
Father's Name:
Harley Edwin Daniel Peers
Mothers's Name:
Annie Genevieve Peers
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Road Worker
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetry, Plot 2, Row A, Grave 20, Age 38.
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Place of Death:
A. G. H. Roberts Barracks Changi
Date of Death:
6.03.1942
Buried:
Grave No. 2, A.I.F. Cemetery, Changi

General Description

Soldier was admitted to 2/10thAustralian General Hospital with a shrapnel wound to his left groin and a fractured left pelvis. He died of wounds at 0500 hours on 6.3.1942. The funeral service was conducted by Chaplain F. X. Corry from the 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion.

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Peers WX9197 10 Oct 1945

 

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