|NAME||Frederick Charles French|
|BORN||15 April 1871 Great Chesterford Essex England|
|MILITARY SERIAL NO.||132|
|ENLISTED||Sydney 15 January 1915|
|DISCHARGED||Sydney 22 November 1918
Discharged Medically unfit – rheumatism
Frederick Charles French applied to join a Soldiers’ Group Settlement on 18 November 1918. At this time he gave his occupation as station hand with ten years experience on the land. He was allotted Blocks 107 and 119 at Macquarie Vale Soldiers’ Settlement, Kelso and was judged to be medically fit to grow vegetables. He took up occupation on 29 November 1918.
An extract from a weekly report for the period ended 18 September 1920 stated that French was ill in Randwick Hospital with neuritis and had left his brother-in-law in charge of his block during his absence. He returned to his block on 6 November 1920.
 SRNSW: Lands Department; NRS 8058, Returned Soldiers Settlement loan files; [12/6856 No. 1341], Application to join a Returned Soldiers Group Settlement 18 November 1918.
 Ibid, Deputy Comptroller, Department of Repatriation to JGR Bryant 20 November 1918
 Ibid, Bryant to Macquarie Vale SS, 29 November 1918.
 Ibid, Extract from weekly report from Macquarie Vale SS for the period ended 18 September 1920.
 Ibid, R. Thomas Manager of Macquarie Vale Settlement to Acting Director of SS, 30 November 1920.
Sources used to compile this entry:
State Records NSW: Lands Department; NRS 8058, Returned Soldiers Settlement loan files; [12/6856 No. 1341] Frederick Charles French.
National Archives of Australia: B2455, First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers (Frederick Charles French.) online: http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/imagine.asp?B=3498297&I=1&SE=1.