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Frederick John BETTS

Regimental number592
Place of birthRye England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
Address23 Dummett Road, Cheriton, Kent, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Nelson Betts, 23 Dummett Road, Cheriton, Kent, England
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

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

Date of death22 November 1950

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