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Frederick Patrick PERKENFELT

Regimental number480
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinZenobin Perkenfelt, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Date of death4 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Church of England, Plot EE, Grave No. 583), Sydney, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Ellen PERKENFELT; husband of Mrs Zenobia PERKENFELT. Native of Sydney
Other detailsWar Service: Gallipoli, France. Was wounded in France (had part of his jaw blown away) and spent some time in hospital in London. Was sent back to Australia and went straight from the troopship to the Military Hospital at Randwick where he eventually died from his wounds
Date of death4 December 1916
Age at death32
Place of burialChurch of England Soldiers Section, Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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