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Frank Edward RIX

Regimental number1633
Place of birthEmu Vale, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLineman
AddressEmu Vale, Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinC Rix, Emu Vale, Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date24 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devon', 13 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 23 November 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 24 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 February 1920
Age at death37
SourcesNAA: B2455, RIX Frank Edward

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