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Regimental number3351
Date of birth19 November 1899
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
AddressEast Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Decatania, 26 Nash Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 22 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Fred Decathania on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, Perth, western Australia, 21 June 1940; discharged, 9 April 1942, as W243511, Sergeant, M Garrison Company.
Date of death5 August 1967

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