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Norman David FREEMAN

Place of birthSouthport, Queensland
SchoolSouthport State School, and Southport Church of England Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressAddison Road Barracks, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E A Freeman, Shedron Villa, Southport, Queensland
Previous military serviceR M College; Military training at Duntroon
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentLT (Prov)
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 35th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board H.M.A.T. A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21 years 10 months
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 13), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Southport Cemetery, Queensland. Parents: Ernest Albert (b. 1864; d. 1946, aged 82; bu. Southport Cemetery) and Kedron (b. 1860, d. 1940, aged 80; bu. Southport Cemetery) FREEMAN, Southport, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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