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Frederick Graham KINGSLEY

Regimental number4510
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMattress maker
AddressLidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, G Kingsley, Eglington Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry when acting as a runner during operations near ZONEBEKE on 26th September, 1917. Private KINGSLEY constantly carried messages through very heavy enemy fire, and when a linesman had become a casualty he ably assisted in repairing telephone lines and maintaining communication throughout the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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