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Title Bugler E. B. Peters MM Memorial Shadow Box Collection
Description Framed collection includes:
1. Cap Badge
2. Black and white photo of Bugler Peters (4.25" x 2.5")
3. Medal
4. Newspaper Clipping
5. 3 Medals
Catalog Number 01001
Object Name Box, Shadow
Credit line Donated by Peters' daughter Ms. Doreen Franklin, March 2001
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1918
Dimensions H-29 W-18 D-1.375 inches
Search Terms 133rd Battalion
39th Regiment
4th Battalion
Military Medal
Condition Excellent
Event World War, 1914-1918
People Peters, Ernest Burt
Notes 796074 Bugler Peters joined the Queen's Own Rifles in 1910 and served for three years. He then moved to Simcoe where he joined the 39th Regiment. In 1916 he enlisted in the 133rd Battalion, CEF and was later transferred to the 4th Battalion and served in the trenches of France.

He was awarded the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field during the 2nd Battle of Passchendale.