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Frederick George WEBB

Regimental number1207
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
Address7 Bennett Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6.75"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Blanche Vera Webb, 7 Bennet Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to Anzac Base, Mudros, 4 December 1915; taken on strength, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Mudros, 18 December 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Transferred to 3rd Double Squadron, 6 July 1916. Temporarily attached to X Double Squadron, 15 September 1916; transferred to 1st Double Light Horse Regiment, 22 September 1916; taken on strength, 3rd Double Squadron, Roadhead, 22 September 1916.

Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 5 October 1916 (haemorrhoids); transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 20 October 1916; to British Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 24 October 1916; discharged to duty, 22 November 1916, and taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment.

Detached to Imperial School of Instruction, 26 November 1916; rejoined unit, 16 December 1916, having qualified 1st Class as Machine Gunner.

Transferred to 9th Light Horse Regiment, 19 December 1917; taken on strength, 20 December 1917.

Detached to Divisional Ammunition Column, 4 June 1917; rejoined 9th Light Horse Regiment, 15 May 1917.

To be Driver, on probation, from 29 July 1917.

Admitted to Port Said Rest Camp, 17 June 1918; rejoined unit, 1 July 1918.

Attached for temporary duty to Australian Mounted Division Train, 16 July 1918.

Admitted to 66th Casualty Clearing Station, 11 August 1918; transferred to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara; to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 13 August 1918 (pyrexia); to Convalescent Depot, Bonlac, 31 August 1918; discharged to duty, 9 September 1918; rejoined 9th Light Horse Regiment, 17 October 1918.

Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 7 March 1919; transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, 7 March 1919; discharged, 27 March 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 82 days.

Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 27 June 1919 (scabies); discharged, 1 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 20 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged, 3 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEBB Frederick George

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