Frederick George Wynter

First Name: 
Frederick
Middle Name: 
George
Last Name: 
Wynter
Father's Name: 
George Wynter
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, July 21, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
8th Field Ambulance
Company: 
A section
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Monday, November 16, 1925
Place of Death: 
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
Details: 

Frederick Wynter (Service No 6770) was born in Cantridge, Cambridgeshire, England around 1879.  On 4th April 1904 he married Emma Jane Daunton, known as Jennie, in London. They had 4 children and the family arrived in Australia in 1914.

At enlistment Frederick was 36 years old, worked as a salesman and lived at Gerringong, N.S.W.  On his enlistment papers, Frederick stated he had previous service with the Royal Army Medical Corps, however the only record of previous service for a Frederick Wynter is in naval records and South African Service.

Frederick embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A34 Persic with 8th Field Ambulance on 10th November 1915.  He arrived in Egypt in December and saw service in Egypt until he left for France on 17th June 1916.  He arrived in France on 23rd June 1916 and served with the Field Ambulance on the Western Front.  On 26th November 1917 he transferred to Dental Unit No 17.

Frederick was returned to Australia in April 1919 and finally discharged from the AIF on 3rd January 1920.

He died in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1925 and is buried in Moorfields Cemetery, Sydney.

Frederick's service is commemorated at the Gerringong Soldiers Memorial Hall.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, WYNTER F G

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