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Frederick Charles NOAKES

Regimental number837
Place of birthFarnham, Surrey, England
SchoolAddlestone School, Surrey, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationArchitect
Address9 St James Road, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinAnnie Noakes, Byron Lodge, Addlestone, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'My 3 sons, Frederick Charles, Albert Thomas and Nelson William all enlisted in the Australian Forces. Fred the 1st day of the war, Albert about November 19th & Nelson a few weeks afterwards. Albert & Nelson were both killed on the same day in France. Fred was one of the first Australians to get a commission. He is now a Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers in Egypt. Their parents are consoled with the fact that they were faithful & brave even unto death.' (details from father)
FateDischarged 6 April 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary Ann Noakes of Byron Lodge, Addlestone, Surrey, England.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1713 Pte Albert Thomas NOAKES, 24th Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 28 July 1916; 1014 Pte Nelson William NOAKES, 29th Bn, killed in action, Somme sector, France, 28 July 1916.f
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOAKES Frederick Charles

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