Charles John Frew

First Name: 
Charles
Middle Name: 
John
Last Name: 
Frew
Mother's Name: 
Mary
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, February 10, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
30th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Details: 

Private Charles Frew (Service no. 4770) was born in Bulli circa 1888. In 1916 he married Violet Adey and at the time of enlistment he was listed as a  28 year old pastry cook.

Although Charles was missing several fingers, he enlisted at a time when replecments were urgently needed, so was accepted.

He embarked on HMAT A68 Anchises with 13th Reinforcements 30th Battalion on 24th January, 1917. He saw service in England, but was returned to Australia in June 1918 and discharged medically unfit on 2nd September, 1918.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, FREW C J

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.