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Frank Rupert RAYNOR

Regimental number6785
Place of birthMerrylands, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address25 Hume Street, Crows Nest, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs 0 E Raynor, 25 Hume Street, Crows Nest, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date19 May 1918
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 8 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917; joined 1st Training Bn.

Proceeded overseas to France via Folkestone, 5 April 1917; joined 4th Bn in the field, 2 May 1917. Wounded in action (gun shot wound, left knee), 6 May 1917; admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 7 May 1917; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 13 May 1917; transferred to England via Boulogne, 13 May 1917, and admitted to Frensham Military Hospital. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 22 June 1917; granted furlough, 25 June 1917 to 9 July 1917, to report to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth. Marched in to No. 4 Command Depot, Codford, 18 July 1917; to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 August 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 27 September 1917; discharged, 19 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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