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Frederick William HINRICHSEN

Regimental number6281
Place of birthBrighton, Victoria
SchoolWilson Street, Brighton State School No. 1542, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor engineer
Address7 Wright Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr F J Hinrichsen, 7 Wright Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceSenior Cadet and the Citizen Forces, Brighton Area No. 46
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialCaestra Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Charlotte HINRICHSEN, 7 Wright Street, Brighton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sgt Major Wilson, killed Cousin: Sgt P Blackham, killed Cousin: Lieut C Davey, killed
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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