Australian Electoral Roll - not census records
PETERSON Arthur James Waverley, Skipton Grazier
PETERSON Jessie Naomi Waverley, Skipton HD.
Jessie died in 1950.
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Sydney Morning Herald [also a photo of Arthur]
6 Sep 1916
DECORATED FOR BRAVERY.
CAPTAIN ARTHUR JAMES PETERSON, D.S.O.,
Son of Mrs. Peterson, of The Pines, Drummoyne.
Ho fought with his battery for five days and nights within 400 yards of the enemy's position, despite heavy retaliations, and rendered the greatest assistance to the Infantry. The London "Gazette," in an official announcement, says:-"His personal bravery and devotion are beyond praise." It is unofficially stated that Captain Peterson was tho solo battery commander surviving the bombardment. He constantly rallied his men. Four of the survivors have been awarded the Military Cross and one the D.C.M.
Captain Arthur Peterson at the Sydney University secured the degrees of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering. He is 37 years of age, unmarried, and is a brother of Mr. G. B. Peterson, assistant superintendent of stores. Born in Victoria, he carne with his parents to Sydney when about 4 years of age, and was educated at Newington College, passing thence to the Sydney University. On securing his degrees in 1899 ho decided to follow the calling of mining expert and assayer, and obtained practical experience at Cobar. Afterwards he went to Western Australia, and thence to South Africa. Later on he went to England, and became attached to several home firms. He enlisted with the Field Artillery In London. While In Sydney he was a prominent footballer, playing for Newington College and 'Varsity teams.
PETERSON Arthur James
Father Peter Mother Zelia Emma FORD
At Carlton 1879 Reg#7502
Death in NSW
PETERSON ARTHUR JAMES
Father PETER Mother ZELIA EMMA