Frederick BLACK


BLACK, Frederick

Service Number: 1503
Enlisted: 14 December 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 12 July 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 5
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World War 1 Service

14 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1503, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1503, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1503, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Jack and Elizabeth Black of Fitzroy, Victoria. Brother of Millie Black, H. Black and Alexander Black who returned to Australia on 27 August 1918 having served with the 2nd Tunnelling Company

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

Served in the Senior Cadets for about 5 months