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Frederick Charles Tolliday was born in Bullarook, VIC and was a Farmer by trade when he enlisted from Ballarat in the LH14FEB1918 (Light Horse) on 14 November 1917 at the age of 19. On April 30th 1918 he embarked from Sydney on the Port Darwin and disembarked at Suez on June 7th. He joined the 4th Light Horse Regiment as the war was entering its final months, but on October 1st he was wounded in action. He received a gunshot wound to his right forearm and was evacuated to hospital. Although the wound was classified as mild, he did not rejoin his unit until December; after the war had ended. He returned to Australia on the Essex and disembarked at Melbourne on July 25th 1919.
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