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Frederick Thomas SLADEN

Regimental number1780
Place of birthWardell New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWardell, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.6
Height5' 3.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Sladen, Wardell, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previousy rejected on account of height)
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 November 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date1 April 1919
Other details

Enlisted as Service Number 1441, to embark with 5th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcements; disembarked Sydney (date not recorded) with measles.

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 1 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SLADEN Frederick Thomas

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