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David Frederick LIVINGSTON

Regimental number1168
Place of birthTaraville, Victoria
Other NamesFrederick David
SchoolTaraville State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
Address144 Simpson Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height6' 0"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinBrother, George Frank Livingston, via Hay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 November 1914
Place of enlistmentKerang, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name29th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialFromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Lettia LIVINGSTON; Wife: Lillie LIVINGSTON, 3 Esplanade, Elwood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.

Promoted Corporal, Ferry Post, 25 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19 July 1916.

Handwritten note on Form B103 (p. 19): 'BURIED FROMELLES Sheet 36 N22 B [r?] D'.

Note on file: 'austr. Sold. Livingston D.F. 29. Bn. Erk.Mrk. 1168, am 19.7 in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'

Note on Red Cross File No 1610910: 'The above name appeared on German death list dated 4-11-16.'

Note on file: 'Disc received from Germany and forwarded to N/K. 20.6.17.'

Originally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 1), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2011) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LIVINGSTON David Frederick
Red Cross file 1610910

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