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Frederick Mitchell WAITE

Date of birth--/05/1879
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGPO, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, Henry B Waite, PO Box 3929, Johannesburg, South Africa
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: 5th Light Horse
Promotion date: 24 February 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30474(12 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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