William Cuthbert PETERSON

Regimental number7/1885
Address1 Waverley Street, Dunedin
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Masters, Public Trust Office, Wellington
Rank on embarkationTrooper
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 8th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 36 Tofua on 14 November 1915
Final rankSergeant
Final unit2nd Battalion, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment
FateKilled in Action 30 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IXA, Row H, Grave No 8), nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late John and Ada Peterson
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Canterbury Mounted Rifles/Eighth

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