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Frederick Charles PARSONS

Regimental number2128
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolConvent High School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJoiner
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Frederick L Parsons, Deloraine, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date20 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 May 1918
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShrapnel Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 7), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fredrick L. and Helena Maud PARSONS, Reily Street, Ulverstone, Tasmania. Native of Goulburn, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins Richard Joseph Davis and Colin Parsons both killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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