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Regimental number8
Place of birthWrexham, Denbighshire, Wales
OccupationIron dresser
Address3 Meeks Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 10.5"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Meredith, 3 Meeks Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date14 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: otitis media), 14 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Re-enlisted as 85726 Sergeant, Special Services Unit; discharged, 24 November 1919.
Date of death22 August 1931
Age at death55
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MEREDITH Frank

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