Frederick Henry LOCKWOOD


LOCKWOOD, Frederick Henry

Service Number: 622
Enlisted: 15 February 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: London, England, 1886
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 May 1918
Cemetery: Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme
Plot 111, Row K, Grave 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 622, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 622, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 622, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
17 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 622, 6th Machine Gun Company, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, GSW (arm and legs)
15 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 622, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, Merris (France)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

"...622 Private Frederick Henry Lockwood, 22nd Battalion, of Harrietville, Vic... Pte Lockwood enlisted on 26 February 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ulysses on 8 May 1915. He was killed in action on 15 May 1918 in France, while serving with the 2nd Battalion, Australian Machine Gun Corps." - SOURCE (

Son of Mrs Ettie Lockwood of 294 Gloucester Street, Christchurch New Zealand; husband of Hilda Lockwood, Pollard Street, Bacton, Norfolk, England

24 December 1915 - To hospital with poisoned arm

20 October 1917 - Rejoined unit from wounding

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