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Frederick Oswald AARONS

Regimental number319
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPrince Albert Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Aarons, Inglenook Station, Darling Downs, Queensland
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Re-enlisted, embarked October 1916.
Discharge date15 February 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned to Australia, 28 January 1916.

Proceeded from Australia, 19 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia, 31 October 1917; discharged 15 February 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, AARONS Frederick Oswald

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