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Frederick George BEST

Regimental number2160
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Address28 Partridge Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F G Best, 28 Partridge Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2104 Pte George Harold BEST, 10th Bn, killed in action, 24 July 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death7 May 1975
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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