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Frederick George CONGDON

Regimental number1745
Place of birthNewtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Other NamesGeorge Frederick
SchoolSuperior Public School, Kogarah, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron safemaker
AddressHerman Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinD Congdon, Herman Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Australian Motor Transport Section
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Abbeville, France, bronchial pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 20 November 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abel Penfound and Bertha CONGDON, 40 Herman Street, Kogarah, New South Wales. Native of Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: one on same unit, the other 1st Lt 5th Machine Gun Coy.

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