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Founding Member General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD

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Surname
Abrahams
First names
Frederick Alfred
Rank
Rifleman
Service No.
4684
Date of Death
10/09/1916
Hebrew Date
12 Elul 5676
Hebrew Date
י״ב בֶּאֱלוּל תרע״ו
Age at Death
24
How Died
Killed in Action
Where Died
Battle of Ginchy. Attack on Leuze Wood near Combles, France
Cemetery
Thiepval Memorial, Picardie, France
Service Details
1st/16th Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles) London Regiment B Company
Served
France
Occupation
Age at Enlistment
23
Place of Enlistment
London, England
Locality on Enlistment
Kensington, England
Religion
Jewish
Gender
Male
Date of Enlistment
4/11/1915
Date of Discharge
Country of Enlistment
England
Notes
Born 1891 Reg No 35650x1914. Son of Louis Abrahams & Golda née Brasch. His Aunt established a scholarship at Wesley College in his name in 1923. His first year at Wesley was 1902. Frederick went to England with his widowed mother and unmarried sister to visit his married sister and enlisted at that time.
 
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