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Frederick William WARD

Regimental number407
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
OccupationLocomotive fireman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinHenrietta Ward, Gracemere, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceMember for 3 years of Emerald Rifle Club.
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Discharge date10 January 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.

Admitted to St Andrew's Hospital, Malta, 14 August 1915 (quinsey).

Embarked for England, 2 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Runic', 7 November 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 21 December 1915; discharged (medically unfit: asthma), 10 January 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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