Trio: 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. 303 Pte P.C.Souter. 2/H.Ship. A.I.F. on first medal (note incorrect spelling of surname, should be Soutar) 303 Pte. P.C.Soutar. A.M.C. A.I.F. on second medal, 303 Pte. P.C.Soutar Hos.T.Cps. A.I.F. on last medal. All medals impressed. Medals cleaned, otherwise very fine.
Peter Corsar Soutar, Salvation Army Officer, age 37, born at Arbroath, Scotland; Enl.17May1915 at Melbourne, Vic; Emb.17Jul1915 for Middle East; TOS Army Hospitals Staff on No.2 Hosp Ship Kanowna 05Oct1915; RTA 06Jun1916 and duty in Australia; Re-Emb.20Oct1916; to AMC Trg Depot 10Jan1917; to 3AGH to 28Mar1917; to France 11Apr1917; to 14FAmb 20Jun1917-20Feb1918; 1AGH 21Feb-15Aug1918; 1ACCS 16Aug1918; RTA 13Apr1919; Disch.25Jul1919 as Medically Unfit.
After being discharged from the AIF, Peter Soutar resumed his duties with the Salvation Army Australia and was officer-in-charge of the Men's Home at Newcastle, NSW. In October 1920 he was promoted from Captain to the rank of Ensign and transferred to the Subscriber's Department in Sydney. He was a member of the Totally and Permanently Disabled Soldiers Association and also of Petersham Temperance Lodge No.513. He died at Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW on 16 August 1939 and was buried at the northern suburbs Salvation Army Cemetery.