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Frank Henry Burton ADCOCK

Regimental number394
Place of birthMelton Mowbray, England
SchoolThe Grammar School, Melton Mowbray, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C.M. Adcock, corner of Solomon Street and South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, West Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 24), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Charlotte M. ADCOCK, 34 Richardson Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Melton Mowbray, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1044 Pte Frederick Brenchley ADCOCK, 11th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.

Wounded in action, 25 April 1915; now, 31 October 1915, reported 'Wounded and Missing in Action, 25 April 1915'.

Court of Enquiry, Fletre, France, 10 April 1916, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 25 April 1915'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADCOCK Frank Henry Burton

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