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Frank GOSS

Regimental number3966
Place of birthWestbury Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressWestbury, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Mr S Goss, Barrington, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6518 Pte George GOSS, 12th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas); 202 Pte Henry Herbert GOSS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919; 2095 Pte Alfred James GOSS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; 7995 Pte Arthur Ernest GOSS, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919; 3967 Pte Lambert Gordon GOSS, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 June 1953
Place of burialUlverstone General Cemetery

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