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Fredrick Montague FUNNELL

Regimental number2369
Place of birthAshford England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressAndley, Avenue, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Annie Elizabeth Funnell, Andley Avenue, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 27 December 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period 16/17th September, 1918, to 11th November, 1918, Sergeant FUNNELL has been in charge of 3rd Australian Infantry Brigade Office. His work during the period under review has been of a very high order, and his painstaking methods the means of keeping a high standard of efficiency in the Office. During 3 years service with the Brigade he has proved himself most conscientious and thoroughly reliable.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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