Fred Agland enlisted in November 1915 and was appointed as a private in 19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement, embarking from Sydney the following month. He was admitted to hospital in February 1915 suffering from mumps. Agland was reported “Missing in Action” on 14 November 1916, but this was later revised to “Killed in Action”. Details of his death are not known, and he has no known grave. Fred was the nephew of Alderman William Edwin Agland, Mayor of East Orange in 1910.