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Frederick Herbert Choat (1876–1938)

Frederick Herbert Ray Choat, of Mt. Barker, who died on December 28 at the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Mt. Barker, was born in Adelaide in 1876. He went to Mt. Barker in 1883 and attended the Mt. Barker Springs school. Later he went to Townsville, Queensland, where he worked in the freezing works. After that he worked in the Townsville hospital until war broke out, when he joined up with the 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance. He was invalided home with the rank of sergeant after two years' service. Later he began business in Mt Barker.

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'Choat, Frederick Herbert (1876–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


28 December, 1938 (aged ~ 62)
Mount Barker, South Australia, Australia

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