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Edgar Russell FRANKS

Regimental number3803
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolSt. Luke's Nutford Place, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionMethodist
OccupationIronworker's assistant
Address37 Brown Street, Edgeware Road, London, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E C Franks, 37 Brown Street, Edgeware Road, London, England
Previous military service41st Infantry
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHebecourt British Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edgar and Mary Ann FRANKS, 37 Brown Street, Edgware Road, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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