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Reginald Lansell FREW

Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMelbourne Church of England Grammar School, Vcitoria
Other trainingRoseworthy Agricultural College, SA
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Edgbastonia', Barkly Place, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs C M Frew, 'Edgbastonia', Barkly Place, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried Dickebusch Huts, Military Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium.
FateKilled in Action 17 September 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Charlotte FREW, "Edgbastonia", Barkly Place, Bendigo, Victoria. Native of Mount Gambier, South Australia
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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