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Frederick William DAVEY

Regimental number714
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAustralian Hotel, Townsend Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs F W Davey, Australian Hotel, Townsend Street, Albury, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1915
Discharge date21 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admityted to hospital on board HT 'Euripides', 25 October 1914 (gonorrhoea); discharged to duty, 31 October 1914; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 7 days.

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign),b 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 25-30 April 1915 (gun shot wound, lower extremities); admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Cairo; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 15 May 1915; to Details, Zeitoun, 18 May 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kyarra', 10 June 1915; arrived Melbourne, 17 July 1915; discharged (at wife's request), Sydney, 21 October 1915 (venereal).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVEY Frederick William

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