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Frederick Hayward BEST

Regimental number15420
Place of birthDorset England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Best, Salterns Road, Parkstone, Dorset, England
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1970

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