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Reginald Mortimer FREDRICKSEN

Regimental number3578
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressRous Mill, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Christian Fredericksen, Rous Mill, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*surname two spellings Frederiksen and Fredricksen
Medals

Military Medal

'On the 1st September, 1918, during operations North of PERONNE, this man was absolutely fearless and untiring in his efforts in evacuating the wounded. He went over a ridge many times which was constantly swept with Artillery and Machine gun fire. On several occasions he went forward of our positions under fire from enemy snipers and succeeded in bringing in wounded men. The splendid courage of Private FREDERICKSON was admired by all his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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