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Frederick Clifton SELBY

Regimental number5878
Place of birthLincoln, England
SchoolLincoln Wesley Day School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
Addressc/o Mrs Wardrobe, The Appian Way, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFriend, Miss Elsie Wardrobe, The Appian Way, Hurstville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Newtown Rifle Reserve, Sydney, New South Wales.
Enlistment date28 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death28.5
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary SELBY, 47 Montague Street, Lincoln, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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