Roll of Honour William Ernest Peterson

Service number NX98210
Rank Gunner
Unit 52 Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Composite)
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 20 August 1945
Place of Death Australia
Cause of Death Injuries
Cemetery or Memorial Details Sydney War Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Ernest Peterson's name is located at panel 21 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

William Ernest Peterson's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Sat 09 March 2019 at 3:30am
  • Mon 20 May 2019 at 10:45pm
  • Fri 09 August 2019 at 4:15am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.