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Regimental number685
Place of birthScone, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYingerbay, Roma, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Frederick, Yingerbay, Roma, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Place of enlistmentRoma, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll685A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 14), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Alice FREDERICK; husband of Emily FREDERICK, Yingerbay, Queensland. Native of Narrabri, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 21 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917, and marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, the same day.

Transferred to 25th Bn Details, 1 September 1917.

Marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 7 November 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 27 December 1917; marched into Australian Base Depot, Le Havre, 28 December 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 30 December 1917; taken on strength of 25th Bn, 4 January 1918, and allotted the service number '685A'.

Admitted to No 6 Australian Field Ambulance, 6 March 1918 (bronchitis); transferred to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Wasques, 6 March 1918; to Ambulance Train, 11 April 1918; to St John's Ambulance Hospital, Etaples, 11 April 1918; to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 17 April 1918; discharged, 19 April 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 21 April 1918.

Proceeded to unit, 30 April 1918; rejoined 25th Bn, 6 May 1918.

Admitted to No 5 Australian Field Ambulance, 24 May 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); transferred to No 20 Casualty Clearing Station, 26 May 1918; to No 22 General Hospital, Camiers, 27 May 1918; to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 31 May 1918; discharged, 2 June 1916; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 4 June 1918.

Proceeded to unit, 8 June 1918; rejoined 25th Bn, 11 June 1918.

Killed in action, 4 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FREDERICK James Henry

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