Frederick Charles FREEMAN

49th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Lance Corporal, Regimental No. 5091.

Killed in Action , 7 June 1917, Messines, Belgium.










Biographical Details

Born: abt. 1888 at Sutton, Surrey, England.

Father: James Richard FREEMAN

Mother: Francis ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: North Road London County Council School, England.

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 21 December 1915 at Rockhampton, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Tannalo, 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 7 June 1917 while serving with 49th Battalion at Messines, Belgium at the age of 27 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. F. Freeman, 18 Arica Road, Brockley, London, England.

Religion: Methodist.


Commemorative Details

Panel 148, Australian War Memorial;

The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium Panel No: 29;

Mackay Cenotaph

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;  

Pinnacle Playhouse Honour Board.


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