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Frank David James KNOWLES

Regimental number314
Place of birthBeulah Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o G Walker, Calder Road, Wynyard, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F J Knowles, Pomona, North Coast Line, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 64), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank John and Maria Ellen KNOWLES, Cooroy, Queensland. Native of Beulah, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsUncle: 153 Sergeant Charles William Arthur COX, 40th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917; Cousins: 574 Pte Claude Lynton NIBBS, 40th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917; 245 Pte William Frederick David NIBBS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 July 1917.~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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