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Frederick Henry YOULDEN

Regimental number20021
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolHumphrey State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
Address161 Flemington Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Youlden, 180 Athol Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularImmediately prior to enlisting in A.I.F. Youlden was engaged .... farming. For some years previously he had also been a Home Mission Preacher, connected with the Baptist Reformation of Victoria. He laboured succesfully at Lake ...., Kerang ? Bouldwood? ultimately took charge of Erina Road Baptist Church, St Kilda.
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row A, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Prout and Amelia YOULDEN; Wife: Gertrude Elsie YOULDEN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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