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Frederick Cyril COWARD

Regimental number1688
Place of birthPortsmouth, England
SchoolSt Luke's, Portsmouth, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPortsmouth, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Lizzie Coward, Portsmouth, England
Previous military serviceRoyal Engineers Territorial Force, Hampshire, England
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, near St Quentin, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Lizzie COWARD, 80 Laburnum Grove, Portsmouth, England
Family/military connectionsNil

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