Harry (Henry ) FREIER


FREIER, Harry (Henry )

Service Numbers: 5585, Henry
Enlisted: 10 April 1916, Enlisted at Toowoomba
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Middle Ridge, Queensland, Australia, 1873
Home Town: Millmerran, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Middle Ridge State School, Queensland
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Illness - Cerebral Haemorrage and Meningitis, On board hospital ship while en route to Australia, 6 December 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Buried at sea
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

10 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5585, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Toowoomba
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5585, 26th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5585, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane
26 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN Henry , Gunshot wound to the eye 27 April 1917 - embarked for the Military Hospital, Rove England
25 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN Henry , 26th Infantry Battalion, Embarked the hospital ship for return to Australia with gunshot wound to the cornea of the left eye and died on board ship

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Enlisted as Henry Freier

Son of Charles and Friedericke Freier. Brother of Charles Freier of Pittsworth, Queensland

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal