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Frederick William PARKES

Regimental number1715
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height6' 1"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Edward Tate Sinclair, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1916
Discharge date1 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Clan McGillivray', 10 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit: internal derangement of knee), Adelaide, 1 September 1916.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARKES Frederick William

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