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Frederick ALBRECHT

Regimental number136
Date of birth19 July 1894
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
Address190 Charles Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.2
Height5' 8.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Albrecht, 190 Charles Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Promotion date: 17 March 1916

Captain


Promotion date: 4 August 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 20 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 23 December 1919
Discharge date30 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 23 December 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 30 April 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 22 March 1941; discharged, 22 July 1946 (ex-Prisoner of War), as WX11049 Captain, Voyage Only Duties LofC Unit.

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