|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Grafton, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Hotel Australia, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J Aarons, Apsley Station, Hay, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the New Zealand Field Artillery.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Captain|
|Unit name||Howitzer Brigade 120|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/136/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Second embarkation, no NR details.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 12 September 1914; 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 12 November 1915.
Wounded, 12 December 1915 (gunshot wound, right eye and right shoulder; blinded in the right eye).
Returned to Australia, 28 January 1916.
Re-enlisted, and re-embarked, 2 October 1916.
Taken on strength, 102nd Howitzer Battery, 10 July 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 30 December 1917, for onward overland travel to Sydney; appointment terminated (discharged) (medically unfit: defective vision), 15 February 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal. Awarded the MBE, May 1937.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AARONS Frederick Oswald|