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Frederick Simpson CLEVELAND

Regimental number2341
Place of birthRozelle, New South Wales
SchoolWest Leichhardt Public School, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationStone mason
AddressLilyfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Francis Edward Cleveland, Park Road, Greenwich, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'His character was of the best. He was for several years Superintendent of the Sunday school in Greenwich.' (details from father)
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No 23), Ieper, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Edward and Matilda CLEVELAND, Anglo Road, Greenwich, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrother: 141 Pte Francis Edward CLEVELAND, 1st Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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