Frederick Archibald DE CEAN

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DE CEAN, Frederick Archibald

Service Number: 3299
Enlisted: 26 July 1917
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 28 December 1898
Home Town: Mile End, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Sturt St. School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 13 September 1918, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3299, 43rd Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3299, 43rd Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1918: Embarked Private, SN 3299, 43rd Infantry Battalion, SS Ormonde, Melbourne
13 Sep 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3299, 50th Infantry Battalion
13 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3299, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frederick Archibald DE CEAN was born in Perth, Western Australia on 28th December, 1898 and registered in 1899 in Broken Hill, NSW

His parents were James Vagg DE CEAN  & Mary Edith ELLERY - his Mother was previousl married to a George CLASSEY

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His brother William Walter DE CEAN (SN4102) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1916