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Frederick Smith WOOLHOUSE

Regimental number3684
Date of birth21 February 1896
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
Address47 Alma Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, L E Woolhouse, 47 Alma Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: Australian Flying Corps
Promotion date: 25 September 1917


Unit: Australian Flying Corps
Promotion date: 25 December 1917

FateKilled in Action 10 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPont-du-Hem Military Cemetery (Memorial 18), La Gorque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louisa Ellen and the late Henry Verziller WOOLHOUSE; Wife: Margaret Ellen WOOLHOUSE, of 12 Braidburn Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Appointed Acting Sergeant, 22 November 1915; reverted to Pte, 2 March 1916; Lance Corporal, 10 April 1917; Temporary Corporal, 23 April 1917; reverted to Lance Corporal, 25 April 1917; remustered 2nd Air Mechanic, 17 May 1917; commissioned, 25 September 1917. Transferred from 11th to 70th Bn, 23 March 1917; to be pilot, 25 September 1917.

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