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Frederick John WEBBER

Regimental number4955
Place of birthNorthamptonshire, England
Place of birthWellingborough, Northamptonshire, England
SchoolPublic School, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
OccupationRailway carriage builder
Address47 Park Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 2"
Weight107 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr A Webber, 47 Park Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAnzac Cemetert (Plot I, Row E, Grave No 6), Sailly-sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ambrose and Eda Wilmot Littleton WEBBER
Family/military connectionsBrother: J/6671 Able Seaman Edward Wilmot Littleton WEBBER, HMTB 'No 10', Royal Navy, died 10 June 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 56th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried at Sailly-sur-la-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W.M. Holliday, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEBBER Frederick John

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