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Frederick Ernest OATES

Regimental number1983
Place of birthTrentham Victoria
OccupationCommercial traveller
Marital statusDivorced
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca Oates, 45 Erskine Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. I), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rebecca OATES, "St. Clair", Cromwell Road, Hawksburn, Victoria. Native of Trentham

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