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Frederick Percy Herbert FEWTRELL

Date of birth25 June 1894
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic cadet
AddressPalm Villa, Roderick Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBarnabas Fewtrell, Kilkivan, Queensland
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Engineers


Unit: 5th Division engineers
Promotion date: 7 November 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

For conspicuous service during operations North of Flers, in assisting to reconnoitre the enemy's position prior to the attack.
Recommendation date: 19 November 1916

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 28 January 1919

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

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

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