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Herbert Oscar FROST

Regimental number3650
Place of birthCarrick, Tasmania
SchoolConvent School, Latrobe, Tasmanis (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address4 Dry Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Frost, 4 Dry Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in compulsory training.
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret FROST, 4 Dry Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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