49th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No. 5089.

Killed in Action , 5 September 1916, Mouquet Farm, France.










Biographical Details

Born: abt. 1893 at London, London, England.

Father: James Ellis FREEMAN

Mother: Hannah ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: Public School, England.

Occupation: Electrical Engineer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 11 January 1916 at Rockhampton, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

31 March 1916 with 9th  Battalion,

16th  Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on

Ship H.M.A.T. A16 " Star of Victoria".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on

5 September 1916 while serving with 49th  Battalion at Mouquet Farm, France at the age of 23 years.

Burial place: Courcelette British Cemetery, France, Portion VIII, Row G, Grave No. 1.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. H. Freeman, 5 York Mansion, South Hampton, London, England.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details

Panel 148, Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;  

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