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Frederick TWOMEY

Regimental number1492
Place of birthEuroa, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorseman on station
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height6' 3"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, Michael Twomey (Blacksmith), Euroa, Victoria
Enlistment date16 November 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Discharge date12 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915 (gun shot wound, neck); transferred to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Egypt, 11 August 1915; to Australian & New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Helouan; discharged to duty, 23 September 1916

Proceeded overseas to join unit in France, 8 August 1916.

Detached to 1st Anzac Headquarters for permanent Base duties, 8 November 1916; detached to rejoin 12th Bn, 18 November 1916.

Disembarked Southampton to report to AIF Headquarters, Horseferry Road, London, 8 November 1917. Attached to Pioneer Training Bn, Sutton Veny, 5 December 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; discharged, Perth, 13 March 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 December 1967
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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