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Frederick Albert BOOKER

Regimental number475
Place of birthNewbury, Berkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressLackhampstead near Newbury, Berkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.1
Height5' 4"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W Booker, Lack Hampstead near Newbury, Berkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 13 March 1915.
Discharge date25 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Dunvegan Castle', 13 March 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 14 June 1918; discharged (wounded: shrapnel wound, left leg), Melbourne, 25 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOOKER Frederick Albert

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