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Frank Frederick FRERICHS

Regimental number5461
Place of birthKensington, South Australia
SchoolMarryatville Public School, South Australia
OccupationPaper cutter
AddressBeulah Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 10.75"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Frerichs, Magill Beulah Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 30), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Payneham Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Johann Gerhardt Fredrick (d. 16 November 1924, aged 71; bu. Payneham) and Beatrice T. (d. 4 January 1936, aged 80; bu. Payneham) FRERICHS, 51 Magill Road, Beulah Park, South Australia. Native of Kensington, South Australia. Photo: Brian McLauchlan
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2458 Pte Jack FRERICHS, 50th Bn, died of wounds, 23 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRERICHS Frank Frederick

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