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Richard Alderson FROST

Regimental number764
Date of birth17 April 1888
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAlbert Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bertha Frost, Albert Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment

Quartermaster and Honorary Lieutenant

Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 6 April 1917

Quartermaster and Honorary Captain

Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 6 April 1918

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Toowoomba branch, 25 August 1905. Transferred to Clifton branch (teller), February 1912; to Inspector's Office, Brisbane, June 1914.
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 138.

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