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Frederick Henry LAKIN

Regimental number39241
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolCharles Street Public School, Tasmania
Other trainingAccountancy
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressNorfolk Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Leila Mary Lakin, Norfolk Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 34
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 23 October 1918
Place of death or woundingLe Cateau, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Souplet British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: robert and Emily LAKIN; husband of Leila LAKIN, "Harlington", Norfolk Street, East Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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