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Archibald Clarence FRATER

Regimental number393
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMerrylong Park, Baan Baa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs S Frater, Merrylong Park, Baan Baa, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDischarged 31 October 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date31 October 1914
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 18 October 1914.

Discharged at Albany, 31 October 1914 (medically unfit: consumption).

Since discharge was not outside Australian territorial waters he was deemed ineligible to receive war medals or Returned Soldier Badge.
Date of death28 July 1981
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRATER Archibald Clarence

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