Frederick RAWSON MM

RAWSON, Frederick

Service Number: 583
Enlisted: 12 February 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Walhalla, Victoria, Australia, 17 October 1879
Home Town: Railton, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Linesman
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 5 October 1917, aged 37 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian Postal Linemen's Union HR, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Devonport Cenotaph, Erica War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), RailtonM1
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World War 1 Service

12 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Claremont, Tasmania
1 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 583, 40th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1,

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1 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 583, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Hobart
5 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 583, 40th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 583 awm_unit: 40th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1917-10-05

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