Fredrick James GEARY

GEARY, Fredrick James

Service Number: 2660
Enlisted: 25 May 1916, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cootharaba, Qld., 1890
Home Town: Pomona, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Messines, France, 7 June 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Cooran and District Roll of Honour, Cooroy War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

25 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2660, 49th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
7 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2660, 49th Infantry Battalion
7 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2660, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Michael Geary, Pomona, Queensland

Missing. — Word has been received from Base Records, by Mr. Geary, senr., that his son, Private Fred Geary, has been reported, missing since the 7th July. He was reported wounded in June last, but  evidently had returned to the firing line. He is a brother of Cr. A. D. Geary and Mr. George Geary, both of Cooran.

Panel number, Roll of Honour,
Australian War Memorial 148

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal