ARCHER, Frederick Ernest

  1. Service Details
  2. Personal Details
  3. Unit and Rank Details
  4. Notes
  5. Sources

Service Details

Branch of Service
Army
Conflict
World War II
Date of Enlistment
24/05/1943
Date of Discharge
02/10/1946
Place of Enlistment
Canberra ACT

Personal Details

Gender
Male
Date of Birth
23/05/1924
Place of Birth
Queanbeyan NSW
Address (at enlistment)
Wentworth Avenue, Kingston ACT
Occupation
Sawmiller
Next of Kin
Doris Archer (mother), Wentworth Avenue, Kingston ACT

Unit and Rank Details

Service Number
NX170823
Final Rank
Private
Final Unit
2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion

Notes

Archer served in the militia from 27 October 1942 until he enlisted in the AIF on 24 May 1943. He served in New Guinea with the 2/9 Battalion just after the Ramu Valley campaign. He returned to Australia in May 1944 and was hospitalised with malaria. In May 1945 he and his unit were sent to Morotai in the Dutch East Indies and from there landed at Balikpapan in Borneo on 1 July 1945. Archer died on 25 May 1975 and is buried in the ex-service's portion of Woden Cemetery.

Sources

NAA RecordSearch - Series B883 (Second Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1939-1947)
WWII Nominal Roll http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
ACT Electoral Rolls 1916 to 1967 http://canberraheritageportal.org/default.php
Canberra Public Cemeteries http://www.canberracemeteries.com.au/cem_gravesearch.asp

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Archer's grave at Woden Cemetery.

Archer's grave at Woden Cemetery.

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