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Frederick MUSPRATT

Regimental number1729
Place of birthBeckenham, London, England
SchoolChurch of Myland Grammar School, Southport, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWoombye, North Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinAunt, Louisa Muspratt, Fairley, 54 Park Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe came to Australia in 1913 and was adopted by his uncle and aunt.
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 31), Ovillers-La-Boisslelle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederic and Helen MUSPRATT. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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