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Frederick Dudley MELVILLE

Regimental number516
Place of birthWirrabara South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForester
AddressWirrabarra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Frederick Melville, Wirrabarra, South Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 15 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row W, Grave No. 41), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary MELVILLE, Giles Avenue, Glenelg, South Australia. Native of Wirrabara Forest, South Australia
Other detailsDied of malignant malaria, Combined Clearing Hospital, Jerusalem, 15 October 1918.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MELVILLE Frederick Dudley

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