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Frederick William BIBER

Regimental number5315
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolCamberwell State School, Victoria
Address21 Aberdeen Street, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinDaughter, Mrs Beatrice Irene Fraser, 21 Aberdeen Street, Auburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteers, Melbourne, Victoria.
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was so anxious to enlist that he put his age back ten years in order to become eligible, and it was never queried." (Details from daughter)
FateKilled in Action 10 February 1917
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Date of death10 February 1917
Age at death53
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles August and Mary BIBER. Native of Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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