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Frederick Morton SEARLE

Regimental number8362
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolCrown Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipping clerk
Address'Morton', Market Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, F Searle, 'Morton', Market Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialRamparts Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 12), Lille Cats, Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth SEARLE, 46 St. Mark's Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 56 Pte Arthur James SEARLE, 1st Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 28 January 1916; two other brothers; several cousins killed.

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