Frederick Charles FELGENHAUER


FELGENHAUER, Frederick Charles

Service Number: 2635
Enlisted: 2 August 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kanyapella, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Echuca, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Kanyapella School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 September 1918
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Plot I, Row D, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Echuca War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2635, 23rd Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2635, 23rd Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2635, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
23 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 58th Infantry Battalion
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 57th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 57th Infantry Battalion
29 Sep 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 2635, 57th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frederick Charles FELGENHAUER was born in Kangapella near Echuca, Victoria

His parents were John Frederick FELGENHAUER & Isabella Martha RULER

He enlisted on 2nd August, 1915 & embarked with the 23rd Infantry Battalion, 6th Reinforcements on 27th October, 1915 from Melbourne on the HMAT Ulysses

He was transferred to the 58th Infantry Battalion & shortly afterwards to the 57th Infantry Battalion and was promoted to Corporal on 11th October, 1916

Frederick was Killed in Action in France on 29th September, 1918 and is buried in the Bellicourt British Cemetery