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Frederick George BARTHOLOMEW

Regimental number6260
Place of birthShepparton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationArchitect
AddressKilsyth via Croydon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs D C Thompson, Kilsyth via Croydon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 19 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period 25th February, 1918 to Night 16th/17th September 1918, Corporal BARTHOLOMEW has occupied the position of Draughtsman on this Divisional Artillery Headquarters. His work has always been of a high standard, and he is possessed of marked energy and ability. During the recent offensive, his work was invaluable and materially assisted in the preparation of orders for Artillery operations. A very valuable man in the position he occupies.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Discharge date11 May 1920
Other details

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

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