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Frank ROCHESTER

Regimental number106
Place of birthRyton On Tyne England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J W Rochester, 'Barmoor', Reyton, Durham, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Marion ROCHESTER, Barmoor, Ryton-on-Tyne, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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