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Frederick Henry PINNOCK

Regimental number8094
Date of birth21 May 1894
Place of birthBotany, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Waitange', Lyons Road, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, H T Pinnock, 'Waitange', Lyons Road, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (Voluntary); resigned to join the Australian Army Medical Corps; resigned to go to the country.
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: Australian Flying Corps
Promotion date: 1 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date12 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Transferred to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Heliopolis, 31 December 1915.

On attachment at Nalyet el abid, 18 February 1916.

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Minia, 29 February 1916; transferred to Beni Souef Hospital, 12 March 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin); rejoined 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 20 March 1916.

Admitted to hospital, 22 March 1916 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 27 March 1916; rejoined unit, 28 March 1916.

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 1 June 1916 (enteric and broncho-pneumonia); transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 1 June 1916; discharged to duty and rejoined unit, Romani, 5 June 1916.

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 26 August 1916 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 28 August 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Romani. 13 September 1916 (haemorrhoids); transferred to 31st General Hospital, Romani, 14 September 1916; to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 17 September 1916; to Montazah Convalescent Hospital, 24 October 1916; discharged and taken on strength of 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 22 November 1916.

Transferred to 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, 27 February 1917. detached for duty with ADMS, 14 July 1917; marched out to Cairo on duty, 12 February 1918; rejoined Headquarters, Mounted Division, 21 February 1918.

Marched out to 14th Australian General Hospital, 9 April 1918; marched in to Signals Training Unit from 14th Australian General hospital, 12 April 1918; marched in to Details Camp. Moascar, 14 April 1918.

Embarked Alexcandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 24 May 1918; marched in to Australian Flying Corps Depot, Wendover, 9 June 1918.

Taken on strength, 8th Training Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, 25 September 1918. Admitted to AFC Hospital, 12 January 1919 (influenza); rejoined 8th Training Squadron from hospital, 18 January 1919.!Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on probation, 1 april 1919.

commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaiser-i-Hind', 6 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 June 1919; discharged, Sydney, 12 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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