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Frederick William McLEAN

Regimental number6055
Place of birthPort Douglas Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressPort Douglas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinsister, Mrs Dr L J Clarke, Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Initiative in taking charge of bomb-carrying parties and keeping posts supplied. Splendid courage and devotion to duty under heavy fire.'
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Date of death7 September 1949

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