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Frederick William COLE

Regimental number281
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolJames Street State School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
AddressLord Street, Eden Hill West Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Cole, Lord Street, Eden Hill West Guildford, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 11th West Australian Infantry forces.
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 20 January 1919

FateDied of wounds 15 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHancourt British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sara and the late Joshua COLE, Westminister Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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