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Frederick Charles LAYCOCK

Regimental number5332
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.8
Height6' 1.75"
Weight179 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Laycock, Henry Street, Stepney, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date26 October 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: loose body in left knee), Adelaide, 26 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 February 1977
Age at death85
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, Canberra, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAYCOCK Frederick Charles

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