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Frederick Arthur WOODS

Regimental number3931
Place of birthYorketown, South Australia
Address37 Joslin Street, Wayville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37.8
Height5' 7.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Gertrude Woods, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 7 years, Yorketown Rifle Club, South Australia.
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Anzac Cyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Discharge date6 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Beltana', 17 March 1917; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Adelaide, 6 July 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 November 1956
Age at death78
Place of burialStawell Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODS Frederick Arthur

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