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Frank Payne GUY

Regimental number1348
Place of birthCork, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 3"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Guy, Mount Vernon, Sunday's Well, Cork, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 November 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A31 Ajana on 30 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Discharge date10 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 30 December 1914; no disembarkation details.

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915; transferred to Base details, Mustapha, 26 June 1915; joined unit, Anzac Cove, 19 July 1915.

Wounded in action and admitted to Field Ambulance, Gallipoli Peninsula, 10 August 1915 (bullet to left foot); transferred to Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 11 August 1915; to England, 14 August 1915; admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 23 August 1915; discharged to No 2 Command Depot,Weymouth, 5 April 1916.

Taken on strength of 'Monte Video Orders', 5 May 1916; marched out to Hurdcott Command Depot, 29 October 1917; classified 'A', 1 November 1917; marched out and reported to Weymouth Command Depot, 12 September 1918; granted 15 days' leave in England, 13 January 1919; marched in from No 5 group with Fovant, 29 April 1919; granted leave from 30 April, to 30 July 1919 with full pay; taken on strength of Australian Imperial Force Headquarters for Non-Military employment, London, 30 April 1919; on leave, 14 August 1919; granted extension on leave, to 27 August 1919 (dental reasons).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Raranga', 8 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 October 1919; discharged, 10 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (both returned, 10 May 1923)

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