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Frederick Chidley IRWIN

Regimental number644
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHigh Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 10.75"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinEmma Irwin, High Street, Echuca, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Place of enlistmentEchuca, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916
Discharge date25 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ulysses', 3 January 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 5 February 1916; discharged (medically unfit: irregular beat of heart), Melbourne, 25 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death atributed to war service.
Date of death9 November 1938
Age at death66
Place of burialEchuca Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, IRWIN Frederick Chidley

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