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Born in Ballart, Victoria and a Labourer by trade, Frederick Cadd was 22 years and single when enlisted on the 14th of July 1915 in the 24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 2129. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 'Hororata' on the 27th of September 1915. On the 11th of February 1916 admitted to No. 1 A.S. Hospital, Islamia, sick; on the 30th of May1916 proceeded to join B.E.F. from Alexandria per H.M.T. 'Tunician'; admitted to hospital sick on the 8th of December 1916. Appointed Lance Corporal on the 12th of April 1917. On the 22nd of June 1917 discharged from 3rd Auxiliary Hospital to Weymouth Gunshot wound left Elbow. Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station and later admitted to No. 51 General Hospital, Etaples. On the 16th of May 1917 Embarked for England per 'Grantully Castle' at Havre shot wound left forearm and embarked per 'A71' for Australia from England and was listed as returned to Australia on the 22nd of July 1917. Discharged from the Australian Imperial Force 3rd Military District ex 'Nestor' Military Unit on the 26th of December 1917. Family/military connections Brother: 1635 Pte Albert Ernest CADD MM, 55th Battalion, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919. Tree No. 3340