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Frederick Onesimus Hewett MILDREN

Regimental number7039
Place of birthPort Broughton, South Australia
SchoolPort Broughton Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressPort Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Mildren, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed as a stretcher bearer for about nine months; was recommended to be rewarded for self-sacrifice in giving his own rations to wounded men, also for carrying wounded and food for 48 hours under heavy fire. (details from mother)
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row b, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jacob and Alice MILDREN, Port Lincoln, South Australia. Native of Port Broughton, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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