Frederick George MEDCALF

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MEDCALF, Frederick George

Service Numbers: 381, 4903
Enlisted: 22 January 1915, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Divisional Signal Company
Born: Paarl, South Africa, March 1878
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: South African College
Occupation: Postal employee
Died: Died of Wounds, Belgium, 29 October 1917
Cemetery: Ypres Reservoir Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 381, Oaklands, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 381, 27th Infantry Battalion
31 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 381, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 381, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 4903, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, 2nd Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Enlisted as Frederick George METCALFE

Parents were Thomas Frederick and Mary Ann MEDCALF