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Frederick Gilbert SHELTON

Regimental number2492
Place of birthWoodend Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWoodend, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Shelton, Woodend, Victoria
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2491 Pte Charles Edward SHELTON, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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