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Frederick ABBEY

Regimental number74
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
True NameABBEY, Frederick Brien
SchoolAlfred Crescent State School, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Address52 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMrs C A Abbey, 52 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in the 5th Australian Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 162), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Christina ABBEY, 52 Holden Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1655 Albert Edward ABBEY, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 September 1919; 548 Pte James Wesley ABBEY, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 March 1918; 6460 Pte William Benjamin ABBEY, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1918; Cousins: [1345] Lt Edgar George ABBEY, 38th Bn, killed in action, 17 July 1917; 158 Pte Harold Claude ABBEY, 14th Bn, died of wounds, Gallipoli, 19 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 25 April 1915 (gun shot wound, chest and liver).

Died of wounds, No 2 General Hospital, Mena, Cairo, 30 April 1915.

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

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