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Frederick Robert George SYMES

Regimental number1779
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolYongala Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYongala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A A Symes,Yongala, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Frederick Robert
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row C, Grave No. 3A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice SYMES, 36 Joslin Street, Wayville, South Australia. Native of Yongala, South Australia

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