Born in Geelong, Victoria, Frederick Belmont Hauser was a single 19 year old telegraphist when he enlisted in Ballarat on the 6th of May 1916. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on the 2nd of October 1916.
On the 14th of October 1917, Frederick was transferred to the 5th Divisional Signal Company from the 1st ANZAC Wireless Section.
He was wounded in action on the 15th of May 1918 and invalided to the U.K on the 19th of May 1918 with gas poisoning. He rejoined his unit on the 16th of August 1918.
Frederick returned to Australia on the 5th of August 1919 and was discharged on the 4th of October 1919 due to the termination of his enlistment period.
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