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Frederick Edgar BURGESS

Regimental number2328
Place of birthFulham, London, England
SchoolPearborough School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Belinda J Burgess, 22 Danesbury Road, Feltham, Middlesex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Persia on 10 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Belinda BURGESS, 22 Danesbury Road, Feltham, Middlesex, England

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