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Marr, Frederick Harold (2931)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 18 years

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 30 June 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2931            view online service record

Next of Kin:
F W Marr (father)
39 Nicholson Street
Abbotsford, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 15 September 1915
Ship: SS Makarini
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 9th Reinforcements

DOW: Monday, 1 January 1917
Place: Australian Dressing Station, Bernafay Wood, France

Private, 1 Pioneer Battalion, died of wounds 1 January, 1917, France.

Parents: Frederick William and Fanny MARR, born Port Melbourne, educated Richmond Central SS. An 18-year-old baker who enlisted with his parents in Abbotsford, later in Thornbury by the time of his death. Circular returned from Thornbury. His father was shown as a saddler in Abbotsford, but no address in Port Melbourne known.

Additional research by Brian Membrey


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted October 11, 2016 1.32 pm 0Likes

    DEATHS. DIED ON SERVICE. MARR – Died of wounds received in France, Private Frederick Harold Marr, late of Abbotsford, aged 19 years.

    He’s gone, poor lad, but how we mourn,
    The loss of our dear brother Fred,
    But the Lord above will preserve his love,
    For the love ones he left behind

    Inserted by his sorrowing brother and sister, Will and Nellie Marr

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