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Frederick James ALDIS

Regimental number31135
Place of birthHull, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address78 Railway Avenue, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.6
Height5' 7"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Aldis, c/o Miss M Aldis, Tewkesbury Red Cross Hospital, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Territorial Force, Hull.
Enlistment date2 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 11, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date23 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 27 December 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: nephritis), Sydney, 23 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 October 1954
Age at death67
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALDIS Frederick James

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