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Frederick Wortledge BALL

Regimental number562
Place of birthLondon, England
Other NamesFrederick Worlledge
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressShepherds Bush, London, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, 238 Goldsburk Road, Shepherds Bush, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death14 September 1915
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNew Zealand No. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Special Memorial 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."' Parents: Frederick Augustus Ball and his wife, Jane Murphy. Native of England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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