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Frederick George SCRIVENER

Regimental number442
Place of birthIpswich, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShoemaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs J Scrivener, 144 Wood House Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Fred
Medals

Military Medal

'In an operation against the enemy position near STRAZEELE on morning of 20th June, 1918, Private SCRIVENER as Stretcher Bearer showed splendid devotion to duty and a disregard of personal danger. With Private SPEIGHT he cleared all our wounded from the forward positions under very heavy Machine Gun fire. by his gallantry and devotion to duty he set a splendid example to his comrades.'

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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