Able Seaman Peter Russell Mayor

Service number PM6720
Birth Date 1925-07-31
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Malvern
Death Date 1980-06-27
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Final Rank Able Seaman
Unit HMAS Shropshire
  • British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
  • Second World War, 1939-1945

Able Seaman Peter Russell Mayor enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy in Melbourne, Victoria, on 6 July 1943. After his initial training at Flinders Naval Depot, Victoria, he was posted to HMAS Shropshire. On this vessel, he served in the Pacific, including the waters of New Guinea, the Philippines and Japan. Able Seaman Mayor was discharged on 24 June 1946.


Date of birth 31 July 1925
Date of enlistment 07 June 1943
Date of discharge 24 June 1946
Date of death 27 June 1980