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Fredk. Arthur CURREY

Regimental number3474
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolIthaca State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationApprentice
AddressMareeba, Globe Street, Grove Estate, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Currey, Mareeba, Globe Street, Grove Estate, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.4
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary Ann CURREY, Globe Street, Grove Estate, Ashgrove, Queensland. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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