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Frederick WISE

Regimental number15794
Place of birthHampshire, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address32 Commercial Road, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinWife, Ruby Martha Wise, 32 Commercial Road, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 October 1917
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, November 1917 Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918.

Marched in to AASC Training Depot, Moascar, 3 August 1918.

Marched out to Anzac Mounted Division Train, 3 August 1918; taken on strength, 35th Company, AASC, in the field, 14 August 1918, and appointed Driver.

Admitted to Australian Recovery Station, 14 August 1918 (pyrexia); discharged to duty, 16 August 1918; rejoined unit, 17 August 1918.

Attached for duty to 4th Light Horse Brigade Headquarters, 17 September 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 16 november 1918.

Transferred to 37th Company, AASC, 4 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 3 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WISE Frederick

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