Frederick was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in the “Q” Staff, Headquarters Group. He embarked for Australia on 9 Aug 1942.
He transferred to
1st Aust Reinforcements Training Battalion, 6 Mar 1943.
1st Commando Training SQN as Instructor, 1 May 1943.
4th Aust Reinforcements Battalion, 10 Oct 1943.
802nd Aust Anti Aircraft Battery, 26 Sept 1945.
Frederick was promoted to Corporal sometime during the his service.
He was discharged on 16 Apr 1946.