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Bert FREEMAN

Regimental number3493
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriller
Address59 Albert Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anne Harriett Freeman, 59 Albert Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCreepy Wood, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row I, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Annie Harriett FREEMAN, 125 Flinder's Street, Adelaide. Native of Gawler, South Australia
Family/military connections2 cousins
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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