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Frederick Archibald DE CEAN

Regimental number3299
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address32 Cumings Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Edith De Cean, 32 Cumings Street, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry
Enlistment date26 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot Vi, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Vagg and May Edith DE CEAN, 46 Norma Street, New Mile End, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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