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Edward Arthur Tobias Peters (1894 - 1931)

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Edward Arthur Tobias Peters
Born in Auckland, North Island, New Zealandmap
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Edward Peters is an Anzac who served in World War One.


Edward was born in 1894. He was the son of George Peters and Alice Harrison.

His mother passed away in 1916.

He was single and working as a Horse Trainer in Ellerslie, Auckland before the 1st World War broke out. He enlisted and served as a Gunner/Military with the New Zealand Field Artillery, 7th Reinforcements. His next of kin was recorded as Mrs S. Peters (grandmother), Fifth Avenue, Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand.

EMBARKATION DETAILS WW1 9 October 1915 from Wellington, New Zealand to Suez, Egypt HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT. Vessel was Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo.

Military Service: NZEF Artillery, Driver No 2/2331 8st.12lbs, lght grey eyes, Hair dark hazel, 5ft 9" WW 1 - Suez 1915, France 1916.

Edward returned from the war. In 1930 he was working as a Quarryman.

He passed away from Chronic Tuberculosis, Kidneys on November 13, 1931 at the age of 35, probably unmarried.


14 November 1931 - Waikumete Cemetery, West Auckland, New Zealand. Plot : SOLDIERS BURIAL B Row 3, Plot 11[1]

Head Stone Details : Yes


  • Auckland Museum Online Cenotaph [1]

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