Frederick GEE

GEE, Frederick

Service Number: 762
Enlisted: 18 August 1914
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, May 1895
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Memorials: Eaglehawk Loyal Catherine Lodge Honour Roll WW1, Eaglehawk Presbyterian Sunday School Roll of Honour, Sailors Gully Eaglehawk North State School No. 1428 Honor Roll The Great War
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 762, 7th Infantry Battalion
25 Aug 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Corporal, 762, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Corporal, 762, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, 762, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW to face, loss of right eye.
13 Aug 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, 762, 7th Infantry Battalion, Medically unfit (loss of right eye).

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Corporal Frederick Gee (son of Mr William James & Mrs Susan Hannah Gee of Eaglehawk, Vic.) was one of six brothers who enlisted for service in the AIF, the others being:

Sergeant Thomas Gee (RTA), 14th Battalion;

Driver Walter Gee (RTA), 6th Field Coy Engineers;

Private David Gee (KIA 8 May 1915), 7th Battalion;

Private Harold Gee (KIA 8 May 1915), 7th Battalion; and

Private William Gee (RTA), 6th Field Coy Engineers.