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Frederick Holmes MANSFIELD

Regimental number183
Place of birthHalifax, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressYorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44.8
Height5' 7"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Leslie Williams, Sutherland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in Roberts' Horse; 18 months in the 3rd New South Wales Bushmen Contingent, South Africa (Boer War); time expired
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date31 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ayrshire', 23 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: senility), 31 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death20 March 1935
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MANSFIELD Frederick Holmes

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