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Fitzgerald FRASER

Regimental number4211
Date of birth2 April 1883
Place of birthJubbulpur, India
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBelmont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height6' 0"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinAgnes Mary Fraser, Uplands, Exeter, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBelmont, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Tunnelling Company Details
FateReturned to Australia 2 December 1917
Discharge date27 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 1 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 July 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 August 1916.

Attached to 1st Canadian Tunnelling Company, 26 October 1916.

Admitted to 139th Field Ambulance, 9 November 1916, and transferred same day to 41st Divisional Rest Station (broken denture); discharged to duty, 11 November 1916.

Admitted to 41st Divisional Rest Station, 7 December 1916; transferred to 17th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 December 1917 (gastritis); to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 16 December 1916; to England, 2 January 1917, and admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Brighton, 3 January 1916. Discharged on furlough, 12 February 1917, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 27 February 1917.

Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 2 May 1917 (gastritis); discharged on furlough, 8 June 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 11 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; disembarked Fremantle, 4 February 1918; discharged, Perth, 27 February 12918 (medically unfit).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRASER Fitzgerald

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