John Albert FREESTONE

FREESTONE, John Albert

Service Numbers: 665, T20513
Enlisted: 19 February 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: ANZAC / Australian Provost Corps
Born: Lower Piper, Tasmania, 8 February 1893
Home Town: Barrington, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Shop assistant/Farm labourer
Memorials: Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Municipality of Kentish Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

19 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 40th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
1 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Hobart
1 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 40th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Jan 1917: Wounded Knee
1 May 1917: Wounded 2nd occasion
8 Jun 1917: Wounded 3rd occasion (gas)
2 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 40th Infantry Battalion
4 Oct 1917: Wounded Third Ypres, 4th occasion GSW (left leg)
24 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 665, 40th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

9 Dec 1941: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN T20513, ANZAC / Australian Provost Corps , Hobart, Tasmania
28 Dec 1942: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN T20513, ANZAC / Australian Provost Corps

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