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Regimental number2856
Place of birthNew Norfolk, Tasmania
SchoolSaint Mary's Boys School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNewtown near Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, John Freeman, Moonah, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Age at death33.5
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 8), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John J and Maria FREEMAN, 88 Main Road, Newtown, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: I.J. FREEMAN 3765 13th Field Ambulance, MM at Zonnebeke 1917.

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