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Frederick Walter HITCHENS

Regimental number2699
Place of birthMororo, Clarence River
SchoolSt Patricks Convent (Catholic), Murwillumbah, NSW
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMercer
AddressMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Hitchens, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rolla CORPS CYC Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.10
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot LXVII, Row D, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Rose HITCHENS, Murwillumbah, Tweed River, New South Wales. Native of Clarence River, New South Wales

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