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Frederick Charles SHINGLER

Regimental number26182
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolUrquart Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMason Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, G Shingler, 121 Cowper Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Ballarat Militia.
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth SHINGLER, 123 Cowper Street, Footscray, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Frank Gamble, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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