Frederick William ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Frederick William

Service Number: 3256
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goulds Country, Tasmania, Australia, 25 April 1894
Home Town: Goulds Country, Break O'Day, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, France, 23 July 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Memorials: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

13 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3256, 26th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
13 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3256, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ajana, Hobart
23 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3256, 12th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

Service History

Born Goulds Country, Tas.
Son of Charles Henry and Mary Ann ANDERSON
Of Lottah, Tasmania
Occupation prior to enlisting: Miner
Enlisted: 1 August 1915
Embarkation: 13 December 1915 from Hobart per ‘Ajana’
Age: 21 years
Served in Egypt & France
Killed in Action: 23 July 1916
Commemorated Villers Brettoneux Memorial

Photograph Tasmania Weekly Courier 21 September 1916 Insert 4

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Biography

Son of Charles and Mary Ann ANDERSON