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Frank William RAND

Regimental number2194
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoinery machinist
AddressMostyn, Acton Street, Hurlstone Park, Hurlstone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C Rand, Mostyn, Acton Street, Hurlstone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Crossed through.
Recommendation date: 24 May 1918

FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingClery, France
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 7), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr Rand and Mrs Emily RAND, "Mostyn", Acton Street, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1074 Corporal Reginald RAND, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery,
Other details

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

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