Fred Agland

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Service no: 3454 [1]

Place of birth: Orange

Address: 100 Dennison Street, Hamilton

Occupation: Warehouseman

Next of kin: John Agland (father), Isabella Agland (mother), 100 Dennison Street, Hamilton

Date of enlistment: 8 November 1915

Place of enlistment: Holsworthy

Age at enlistment: 32

Fate: Embarked Berrima, Sydney 17 December 1915. Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital Cairo 2 February 1916 suffering from mumps. Killed in action, France.

Date of death: 14 November 1916

Buried: No known grave

Fred Agland enlisted in November 1915 and was appointed as a private in 19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement, embarking from Sydney the following month. He was admitted to hospital in February 1915 suffering from mumps. Agland was reported “Missing in Action” on 14 November 1916, but this was later revised to “Killed in Action”. Details of his death are not known, and he has no known grave. Fred was the nephew of Alderman William Edwin Agland, Mayor of East Orange in 1910.

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