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Regimental number1897
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, North Parramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGeorge Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Henry Freeman, Harold Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 14 August 1917
Place of death or woundingGermany
Age at death26
Place of burialMaubeuge-Centre Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry Nicholas and Kate Ada FREEMAN, Harold Street, parramatta, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother, killed in action.

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