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Frederick Cyril CUSTANCE

Regimental number216
Place of birthEssex, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic and driver
Address'Pine Lodge', Gawler, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith V Custance, 'Pine Lodge', Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, B Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Service Corp
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Daniel and Edith Mary CUSTANCE. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 June 1923
Age at death33
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, South Australia

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