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Frank Walker RAYSMITH

Regimental number741
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address23 Brown Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Henry Raysmith, 23 Brown Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNaval Cadet Newcastle
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Discharge date19 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wandilla', 31 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 18 May 1919, to disembark Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 19 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 March 1931
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAYSMITH Frank Walker

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