Henry Pierce FRENZEN


FRENZEN, Henry Pierce

Service Number: 1451
Enlisted: 3 October 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Noggerup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Western Australia
Schooling: State School Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Locomotive Fireman
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 11 Chaplain J. Fahey officiated Headstone inscription reads: He gave his life in the Great War for Freedom and Liberty
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1451, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1451, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1451, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Jacob Frederick Frenzen and Emily Jane Frenzen nee Pierce of Lyall's Mill, Collie, WA formerly of Noggerup, WA and Collingwood, Victoria. Brother of Leonora Dorothy Frenzen

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

Also served in the school cadets and was had previously been employed as a saw miller