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Frederick Herman George MEYER

Regimental number3138
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
SchoolState School, Beechworth, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressHodge Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Meyer, Hodge Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceMember of the Beechworth Rifle Club
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3138A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe enlisted with the NSW Tramway Bn and was a popular member of the Band. He was attached to the Band when he received the wound from which he died. (Details from brother)
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Bertha MEYER, Hodge Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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