Frederick James GARWES


GARWES, Frederick James

Service Number: 2133
Enlisted: 12 May 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Islington, England, 1893
Home Town: Dandaloo, Narromine, New South Wales
Schooling: Rotherfield State School, Hoxton, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial, Row C, Grave 106 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2133, 2nd Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2133, 2nd Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2133, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney
6 Aug 1915: Involvement 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

Son of Christopher Casper Garwes and Eliza Elizabeth Garwes of Hoxton, England.

Next of kin given as his sister Jessie Stocks neeGarwes of Shepherds Walk, Islington, England. Brother of Albert Garwes who was wounded on two occasions and was discharged in England and Alice Maud Mary McGee nee Garwes

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal