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Frederick EDGAR

Regimental number551
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolGeorge Street State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot operator
Address4 Rae Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edgar, 4 Rae Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He won a prize for shooting at Williamstown." Details from Mother.
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 September 1915
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Wilkin and Rose EDGAR, 139 Station Street, Carlton, Victoria. Native of Fitzroy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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