Frederick (Fred) MADDIFORD

MADDIFORD, Frederick

Service Number: 1774
Enlisted: 5 January 1915, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Kadina, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Moonta Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 3 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 2 Chaplain T.G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: Greater love hath no man than he who who gave his life for his friends
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kadina War Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

5 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1774, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
1 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 1774, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Lincoln embarkation_ship_number: A17 public_note: ''
1 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 1774, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Henry Maddiford and Rosina Maddiford nee Trevan of Broken Hill, NSW. Brother of Caroline Maddiford, Charles Thomas Maddiford of Warooka, SA who returned to Australia on 31 January 1918 having served with the 27th Battalion, Ida M. Maddiford, John Henry Maddiford and Hilda Rose Maddiford

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