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Frank William GRAVESTOCKS

Regimental number3610
Date of birth13 February 1888
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressParrakie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Gravestocks, Parrakie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of hernia)
Enlistment date14 September 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date4 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Pt Said on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 11 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 4 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRAVESTOCKS Frank William

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