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Frederick BINGHAM

Regimental number1512
Place of birthLimerick, Co Limerick, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
Address14 Ann Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Bingham, 14 Ann Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date17 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Discharge date8 September 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Taken on strength, 19th Bn, Gallipoli, 31 August 1915. To hospital, 14 December 1915 (abrasions, heel); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 23 December 1915; discharged to duty, 20 January 1916; rejoined 19th Bn, Katoomba, 5 February 1916. Taken on strength, 5th Machine Gun Company, Moascar, 8 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 23 March 1916.

Wounded in action, France, 26 August 1916 (gun shot wounds, multiple); admitted to 49th Casualty Clearing Station, 26 August 1916; transferred to No 29 Ambulance Train, 27 August 1916; to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 28 August 1916; to HS 'Western Australia, 14 September 1916, for transfer to England; to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 15 September 1916 (gun shot wounds, left arm and leg, face); discharged from hospital, 14 January 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HS 'Kanowna', 17 January 1917; discharged, 8 September 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 October 1968
Age at death72
Place of burialWagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BINGHAM Frederick

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