Frederick Charles REID

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REID, Frederick Charles

Service Number: 743
Enlisted: 29 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Kilkenny, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Good Samaritans' School, Gawler
Occupation: Iron Worker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

29 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 743, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 743, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 743, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"THE LATE LANCE-CORPORAL REID

Lance-Corporal F. C. Reid, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles, was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Reid, of Torrens-road, Alberton, and was 21 years of age. He was educated at the Good Samaritans' School, Gawler. At the time of his enlistment he was in the employ of Messrs. J. Shearer & Sons, Kilkenny." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 26 Jun 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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