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Frederick Barr CURRIE

Regimental number6803
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Currie, Albert Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceEnlisted 8 December 1915 (as F.B. Keate); posted to 10 Battalion 16th Reinforcement (no. 5161); taken on stength 10 Battalion 15 September 1916; RTA 23 May 1915; re-embarked 20 August 1917 with 27 Battalion 20th Reinforcement; taken on strength 27 Battalion 15 May 1918.
Enlistment date20 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death20
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Cow C, Grave No. 17), Villers, Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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