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Frederick Edwin WHITCHURCH

Regimental number10989
Place of birthYoungtown, Tasmania
SchoolWellington Square State School, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address37A Garfield Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Whitchurch, 37A Garfield Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry; Served with Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death18.11
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Reuben amd Annie WHITCHURCH.
Family/military connectionsBrother: Gordon Whitchurch. Cousin: Charles Illman.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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