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Alfred William Freebody

Name on Board AW Freebody
Name on Service
Alfred William  Freebody
Enlistment Age 22
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Lilias Christina Freebody
Address 2 Council Lane, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 28/06/1915
Service No. 2831
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Alfred William Freebody died before embarkation
Embarkation Date
Embarkation Ship
Unit on Embarkation
Date of Death 7/10/1915
Unit on Death 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Acute Splenic Anaemnia (died prior to embarkation)
Place of Wounding/
Williamstown Hospital
Cemetery or Memorial General Cemetery, Williamstown, Vic, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Additional Information Alfred Freebody enlisted in the 5th AIF in June 1915, aged 22. Alfred was never to embark with his mates. He sadly suffered with acute splemic anaemia and died in Williamstown Hospital in October 1915. He sent his friend Maud Bear (nee Hillier) a portrait after he enlisted, which she kept in her photograph album.
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