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Frederick William EMERY

Regimental number5676
Place of birthBrunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolFairfield State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSpirit stain manufacturer
Address3 Green Street, Westgarth, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs L A Emery, 3 Green Street, Westgarth, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He had trench feet and was shell shocked on the Somme in the severe winter of 1916." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ruth EMERY, 83 Packington Street, Kent, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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