Charles George FRYER

FRYER, Charles George

Service Number: 5086
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Springsure, Queensland, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Springsure, Central Highlands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 April 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Springsure Shire of Bauhinia Roll of Honour, Springsure State School Memorial Fountain, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 5086, 9th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of Victoria embarkation_ship_number: A16 public_note: ''
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 5086, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
5 Apr 1917: Involvement Private, 5086, 49th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 5086 awm_unit: 49th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-04-05

Help us honour Charles George Fryer's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

49th Battalion , Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 27 and the son of Charles George and Rosina Fryer, of Springsure, Queensland. His connection with County Carlow in Ireland is unknown-it is possible his parents had lived there. He is remembered on the Carlow Great War Memorial which stands in Leighlinbridge Memorial Garden,Milford Street, Leighlinbridge, County Carlow.

Enlistment date 15 October 1915

9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/26/4
Age at embarkation 26
Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916.

War service: Western Front