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William John Thomas FRECKLETON

Regimental number3539
Place of birthWoolsthorpe, Victoria
SchoolWoolsthorpe State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLake Bank, Koroit, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Freckleton, Lake Bank, Koroit, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 March 1917
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Sarah FRECKLETON, Koroit, Victoria. Native of Woolsthorpe, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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