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Frank Henry MASON

Regimental number1795
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.7
Height5' 9.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMrs H Mason, 8 Charles Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 8th to 9th
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 34), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and helena F. MASON, 29 Kerr Street, Fitzroy, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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