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Frederick Benjamin FIRMAN

Regimental number2129
Place of birthQuirindi, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address11A Selwyn Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26.10
Height5' 8"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laura S Firman, 11A Selwyn Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 8 May 1916; disembarked, Sydney, 19 June 1916; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, gun shot wound, left leg), 19 November 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death14 June 1939
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FIRMAN Frederick Benjamin

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