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Frederick Ernest TASSELL

Regimental number2027
Place of birthFulham, London, England
SchoolSouth Norwood Board School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred J Tassell, 125 Dalmally Road, Croydon, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMigrated alone to Australia.
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 July 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 13), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred James and Emily TASSELL, 13 Osborne Road, Harringay, Londong, England. Native of Fulham, London
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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