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Frederick James GARVIS

Regimental number2133
Place of birth35 Murray Street, New North Road, Hoxton
Other NamesGARWES, F J
SchoolRotherfield St School, Shepperton Road, Hoxton
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Stocks, 17 Shepherd's Walk, Islington, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915 ; secondary dod: 08/08/1915
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C.106), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
True name "GARWES", FREDERICK JAMES. Served as "GARVIS". Parents: Christopher and Eliza GARWES. Native of Hoxton, London, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: Albert, wounded 1915 Gallipoli and France 1916; discharged.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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