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Frederick George Pitty BARBOUR

Regimental number3273
Date of birth23 March 1895
Place of birthSummer Hill, New South Wales
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
Other trainingUniversity of Queensland
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs George Pitty Barbour, Grammar School, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant in School Cadets, Toowoomba Grammar School, Queensland.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWon open scholarship to University of Queensland.
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers (Sp. Mem. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on University of Queensland Roll of Honour ('Pro Patria Ceciderunt'; They fell for their Country), St Lucia, Queensland. Parents: George Pitty and Isabel Frederica Barbour, Grammar School, Toowoomba, Queensland. Native of Summer Hill, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Major CP BARBOUR, AAMC (captained AIF cricket team in England, 1918)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsThird given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Petty.

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