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Frederick Arthur ELWORTHY

Regimental number300
Date of birth31 January 1891
Place of birthGundagai, New South Wales
SchoolGundagai Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJournalist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinArthur L Elworthy, Times Office, Gundagai, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1915
Discharge date27 April 1916 at Sydney
Other detailsSuffered from gunshot wound to the left leg and an injury to the left eye on 7 August 1915 at Lone Pine, Gallipoli. Repatriated on the hospital ship Wandilla.
Date of death23 January 1967 - Dundas Hospital, Sydney
Place of burialCremated 25 January 1967. His ashes were sprinkled on his favourite fishing hole on the Tumut River

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