Frederick DENNISSON

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DENNISSON, Frederick

Service Number: SX7283
Enlisted: 1 July 1940, Wayville, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Woodside, South Australia, 25 October 1918
Home Town: Bowmans, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Bowmans State School
Occupation: Locomotive Fireman (S.A.R.)
Died: Killed in Action, El Alamein, Egypt, 1 November 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
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Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balaklava WW1 & WW2 Honour Roll, Port Wakefield Bowmans Methodist Church & District WW2 Roll of Honour, Port Wakefield Roll of Honour WW2
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World War 2 Service

1 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX7283, Wayville, South Australia
2 Jul 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX7283, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
29 Dec 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX7283, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
1 Jul 1941: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Lance Corporal, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
31 Dec 1941: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
1 Jul 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX7283, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, El Alamein
1 Nov 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX7283, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, El Alamein

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Biography

On the 1939-1945 Honour Roll at Adelaide Railway Station his name is listed as DENNISSION, F.

Son of Frederick and Mary Caroline Dennisson, of Upper Sturt, South Australia.

"Private Casualty Advice

Mr. and Mrs. F. Dennison, of Upper Sturt, have been notified that their son, Cpl. Fred Dennison, has been posted missing from November 1. Cpl. Dennison served in Tobruk, Syria, and Egypt. Before enlisting, he was employed by the South Australian Railways." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 20 Nov 1942 (nla.gov.au)

"Private Casualty Advice

Mr. and Mrs. F. Dennison, of Upper Sturt, formerly of Bowmans, have been notified that their eldest son, SX7383 Cpl. Fred Dennison, 25, previously reported missing on November 1, 1942, at El Alamein, is now reported killed in action on that day. Before enlistment Cpl. Dennison was employed by the South Australian Railways. He left Australia in December, 1940, saw active service in Tobruk, Syria, Palestine, and El Alamein." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 03 May 1943 (nla.gov.au)

"HEROES OF THE EMPIRE

DENNISON.—In loving memory of our son and brother Fred, killed, El Alamein, Nov. 1, 1942, 2/43rd. We hoped for his safe return and longed to clasp his hand, but God has postponed that meeting to a better land.—Always remembered by mother, father, brothers and sisters.

DENNISON.—In proud and loving memory of our dearly beloved brother, SX7283 Corporal Fred Dennison, 2/43rd Btn., reported killed in action, El Alamein, November 1, 1942. Memories are   treasures no one can steal; death leaves a heartache nothing can heal. Life is eternal, our love will remain, in God's own garden we will meet him again. — Ever remembered by his loving sister   Rose and brother-in-law Colin.

DENNISON.—In proud and loving memory of my dearly beloved brother, SX7283 Cpl. Fred Dennison, 2/43rd Btn., killed in action November 1, 1942, at El Alamein. This is a day of remembrance, a day we shall never forget, of one we will always remember when the rest of the world forgets.— Ever remembered by his loving sister Vi.

DENNISON.—Cpl. F. Dennison, SX7283. In loving memory of my nephew Fred, who paid the supreme sacrifice at El Alamein on Nov. 1, 1942. He died as he lived —o ne of the best. Always in our memory.— Aunt Rose and Cousin Betty.

DENNISON.—In loving memory of my   brother Fred, 2/43rd, killed, El Alamein, Nov. 1, 1942. A beautiful nature, full of kind deeds, a helping hand to all in need; a pleasant smile, a heart of gold, the dearest brother the world could hold. —   Ever remembered by loving brother Bill." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 01 Nov 1945 (nla.gov.au)

"HEROES OF THE EMPIRE

DENNISON.—In loving memory of Cpl. Fred Dennison, killed In action, El Alamein, November 1. 1942. Resting where no shadows fall.— Ever remembered by Rose and Colin.

DENNISON. —In loving memory of Cpl. Fred Dennison, killed El Alamein, 2nd/43rd Batt. Lest we forget.— lnserted by mother, father, sisters and brothers." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 01 Nov 1948 (nla.gov.au)

 

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