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Frederick BETTS

Regimental number57419
Date of birth9 January 1888
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address145 Curzon Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 0.5"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Amelia Betts, 145 Curzon Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 February 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BETTS Frederick

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