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Fraser R J   Gunner    905

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 9 years, 1 month ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

SLSA: GRG 26/5/4 Photo no. 1434

 

Fraser R J Bdr    Gunner    905    Robert James         2 FAB    24    Motor builder    Single    R C        

Address:    South Yarra, River St, 82    

Next of Kin:    Hall, Tersan, Mrs, mother, PO Box, Keilor    

Enlisted:    18 Aug 1914        

Embarked:     A9 Shropshire 20 Oct 1914    

 

Date of death: 17/05/1915

BEACH CEMETERY, ANZAC

 

Gunner Frederick Sydney Loch also embarked on the Shropshire with the 2nd Field Artillery Battalion, and wrote an account of it published as Straits Impregnable by Sydney de Lough during the war, though initially disguising it as a novel.  An annotated version of Loch's book has been published by Susanna de Vries, and now called  To Hell and Back.

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour killed

 

 

No In Memoriam notices in The Argus to 1919.

 

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