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Regimental number2048
Date of birth16 March 1884
Place of birthNew Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMain Road, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31.4
Height5' 5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W H Frethey, Main Road, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 21 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit: mania), 31 October 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Lower Hut, New Zealand.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRETHEY George

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