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Tasman FREESTONE

Regimental number1637
Place of birthLower Piper Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBarrington, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Proctor, Barrington, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 665 Corporal John Albert FREESTONE, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 November 1978

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