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Frank Russell PENGLASE

Regimental numberR807
Place of birthBarham, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Penglase, Kondrook, Victoria
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll807
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1920
Discharge date6 July 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken on strength, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Mooltan Barracks, 11 August 1916.

Admitted to Brigade Hospital, 29 August 1916; discharged to duty, 18 October 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 51 days.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 19 October 1916; discharged, 20 January 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 94 days.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 2 October 1917; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, 27 October 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 26 days.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 January 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 12 March 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 6 May 19120; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 6 July 1920.

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

Death not attributed to war service.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 807 Frank Russell PENGLASE for first period of service.
Date of death5 February 1940
SourcesNAA: B2455, PENGLASE Frank Russell

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