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Frederick John FIRTH

Regimental number1912
Place of birthDunfries, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmhand
AddressCarlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Firth, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1912A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 February 1917
Place of death or woundingUnknown
Age at death19
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jonathan and Emily FIRTH, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne. Native of Dunfries, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1911 Pte Alfred Vincent FIRTH, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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