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Frederick Owen WEBSTER

Regimental number2265
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address22 Pine Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M J Webster, 22 Pine Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Laura WEBSTER
Discharge date8 August 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Miltiades', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 4 July 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 8 August 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 January 1939
Age at death64
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEBSTER Frederick Owen

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