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Born in Beaufort, Victoria, Frederick William Mason was a single 27 year old plumber at the time of his enlistment in Ardlethan, New South Wales on the 17th of February 1916. His unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on the 9th of September 1916.
On the 19th of May 1918, Frederick was wounded in action. He was invalided to England on the 23rd of May and on that same day admitted to the Bethnal Green Military Hospital in London, England with gunshot wounds to his left shoulder.
On the 26th of November 1918, Frederick returned to Australia, and was discharged as medically unfit on the 1st of March 1919.
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