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Frederick STURCH

Regimental number12070
Date of birth22 June 1875
Place of birthShipston-on-Stour, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram driver
AddressCamperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie R Sturch, 'Natal', Roberts Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for eight years in the Royal Navy; engaged in the suppression of the Boxer Rebellion, China.
Enlistment date11 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date--/08/1918
Other detailsWar service: enlisted Sydney, August 1914; embarked on Hospital Ship 'Grantala' for Rabaul, August 1914; returned to Australia and discharged, December 1914. Re-enlisted, May 1915. War service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Messines, 3 July 1917; invalided to Naunton Park Hospital, Cheltenham; returned to Australia, February 1918; discharged as medically unfit.
Date of death14 March 1949

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