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Frank JESCHEK

Regimental number6753
Place of birthWrarsrnw, Russia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSeaman
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss F Jeschek, Gutenberg, New Jersey, USA
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Discharge date15 August 1917
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Melbourne, 30 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916; marched in to 3rd Training Bn, 22 November 1916.

Admitted to Delhi Hospital, 28 November 1916.

Marched in to No 2 command Depot, Weymouth, for return to Australia, 31 January 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Themistocles' for discharge (asthma and bronchitis), 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: tuberculosis), Hobart, 15 August 1917.

War service: 1 year 29 days (of which 278 days were abroad)

Medal: British War Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death23 August 1919
SourcesNAA: B2455, JESCHEK Frank

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