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Frederick Harold AITKEN

Regimental number420
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressMylor, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Aitken, Mylor, South Australia
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1089 Pte James Alexander AITKEN, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 2 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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