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Frank Hutt HOARE

Regimental number2726
Place of birthDonald, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressSt Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, B Hoare, Charlton Road, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 31), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3123 Pte Donald Benjamin HOARE, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 8th Bn, Gallipoli, 7 December 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 31 March 1916.

Killed in action, 25 February 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOARE Frank Hutt

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