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Frederick William DEVESON

Regimental number299
Place of birthCambridge England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine fitter
Address274 Pirie Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada B Deveson, 274 Pirie Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialGrevillers british Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Ada Mabel Blanche Doran (Formerly DEVESON), 305 Gerrard Street, East, Toronto, Canada
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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