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Ernest Vivian William FRANKS

Regimental number5598
Place of birthBarkstead Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKooweerup, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Franks, Ringwood, Victoria
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Date of death12 April 1956
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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