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Regimental number510
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressAspendale, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSon, Harry J Freestone, c/o Mrs Hartland, Melbourne Road, Frankston, Victoria
Enlistment date21 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 January 1951
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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