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Frederick Charles ELLINGSEN

Regimental number3191
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles Ellingsen, 405 Queens Parade, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 6 October 1917

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 19 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich

Military Medal

'On 4th October, 1917, at 7 p.m. in the neighbourhood of ZONNEBEKE showed conspicuous gallantry under fire. His unceasing efforts in getting wounded away from this forward post in spite of great fatigue and heavy shell fire undoubtedly saved many lives.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Bar to Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal & Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1942
Age at death56
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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