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Frederick George Hamilton GARRETT

Regimental number709
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressGawler, Railway P.O.
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 8.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Alice Garrett, Gawler, Railway P.O.
Previous military servicePreviously member, Morgan Rifle Club, South Australia.
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 2 March 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Discharge date26 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 15 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 26 August 1919.

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 September 1971
Age at death80
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, GARRETT Frederick George Hamilton

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