Frederick James PINKNEY

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PINKNEY, Frederick James

Service Number: 311
Enlisted: 25 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Unley, South Australia, 27 May 1883
Home Town: Owen, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mechanic
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 May 1915, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Long Plains Roll of Honour, North Adelaide Christ Church Roll of Honour, North Adelaide Christ Church Honour Board, Owen District of Dalkey Roll of Honor, Owen War Memorial, Queenstown Christ Church Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 311, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 311, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide

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"PTE. F. PINKNEY.

OWEN, July 1. — Much regret was expressed here to-day when news was received of the death of Pte. Fred Pinkney, who has been killed at the Dardanelles. Deceased was well known and respected here, and left last October with the 1st Expeditionary Forces. This is the second young man from here who has been killed at the front, the other being Mr. Fred Brown."from the Adelaide Chronicle 10 Jul 1916 (nla.gov.au)

 

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