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Frederick Joseph HACK

Regimental number1804
Place of birthGretna New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGretna, Macquarie Plains, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height6' 2"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Hack, Gretna, Macquarie Plains, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date14 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1803 Pte Robert HACK, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 22 November 1915, and transferred 13th Casualty Clearing Station; to Malta, 29 November 1915, and admitted to St Andrew's Hospital (jaundice); transferred to All Saints' Convalescent Camp, 6 January 1916; embarked for Egypt, 21 January 1916, and marched into Australian Overseas Base, 26 January 1916.

Rejoined Bn, Ismailia, 21 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 15 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 21 March 1916.

Detached to Corps Workshops, 3 January 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Macquarie', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 14 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Gretna, Tasmania.
Date of death4 July 1968
Place of burialFlinders Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, HACK Frederick Joseph

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