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Frederick LACEY

Regimental number2544
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
AddressCulballing, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Lacey, 259 York Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Highland Light Infantry Regiment, British Army; purchased discharge.
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Medium Trench Mortar Battery, 11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 6 April 1918
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No 43), Somme, France
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LACEY Frederick

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