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Frederick Fern Field

Chemist, Cordite Section
Birthplace Victoria Maryborough AustraliaPlace of Death Victoria Bentleigh Australia Date of Birth: January 18, 1893 Date of Death: April 21, 1959


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Frederick Fern Field

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 18/01/1893 Maryborough, Victoria, Australia

Date and Place of Death: 21/04/1959 Bentleigh, Victoria

Nationality: Australian



Parents: Frederick James Field and Septima (nee Ballard) Field

Parent’s occupations:N/K

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K

Occupation: Chemist

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Cordite Staff Chemist, Mossband

Marital status: Lily Evelyn (nee Charters) 15/06/1921 Melbourne

Children: Dulcie May b.1920, Kenneth Frederick b.1922, 

Alan Gerald b.1924

Travels: UK

Awards/recognitions: AMSM

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  • Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K
  • Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K


  • Blogs about the individual: N/K
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Arrived Plymouth 26/10/1916 on the “Euripides” from Melbourne


Forwarding address on Mossband Farewell, 21 Lansdowne Road, 

East Melbourne, Victoria

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