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Regimental number6832A
Place of birthTrevallyn, Tasmania
SchoolScotch College, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A A Frith, Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in Naval Cadets.
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Militry Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 9), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Arthur and Mary Maud FRITH, Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 9564 Gunner Arthur William FRITH, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 13 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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