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Frederick LITCHFIELD

Regimental number2639
Place of birthRushden, Northants, England
Place of birthTownshend, Queensland
SchoolElementary School, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlackbutt, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Litchfield, Blackbutt, Queensland
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a member of Baden Powells Boys Scouts.
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row I, Grave No. II), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Sqarah LITCHFIELD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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