FREDERICK WILLIAM JERMAN

 

 

Born: 1874, Liverpool, Lancashire.

Missing between 6th – 9th May 1917; age 43; Died of Wounds – Bullecourt.

The Australian Red Cross Society – Wounded & Missing Bureau, began an enquiry for Frederick when he was reported missing on the 10th May 1917.

Place of Association: Sydney, Australia.

Enlistment Details: Date 14th September 1916; Age: 42; Occupation: Upholsterer; Religion: CofE; Next of Kin: sister- Mrs Helen Baldock, Dunellan Bakery, Logan Road, Brisbane.

Date of Embarkment: 25th October 1916; on board HMAT ‘Ascanius’ A11.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2923; Regiment: Australian Imperial Force, Australian Infantry Force, 18th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War medals.

 

Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row A. Grave No. 4.

Grevillers British Cemetery,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   4 Court, 3 House, Summer Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

 

Frederick was 7 years old and living with his father & sister.

William Jerman, 46, a Clerk, born Bristol, Somerset.

Amy Jerman, 10, Liverpool, Lancashire.

 

1901   3, Albert Street, St. Mary’s, Paddington, London.

 

Frederick was 27 years old, a Carpet Planner, living on his own.

 

Frederick’s mother was Ellen Jerman (nee Davis) born 1840, Flint, Flintshire, Wales.

 

Frederick was 28 years old, a Carpet Planner when he travelled as an outward passenger on board the ‘Duke of Sutherland’. Leaving on the 20th July 1902, for a 60 day voyage from London, via Suez Canal, to Brisbane, Australia. He was 1 of 60 first class passengers.

Frederick’s sister Ellen Penelope Baldock & her husband Charles, a Baker, had immigrated to Brisbane in April 1902.

The ‘Duke of Sutherland’ did not arrive until the 2nd October 1902 having ran aground on Lizard Island.

Australian Infantry Force, 18th Battalion

http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-conflicts-periods/ww1/1aif/2div/05bde/18th_battalion_aif.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_Battalion_(Australia)

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