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Frank Piers SHORT

Regimental number30714
Date of birth11 October 1886
Place of birthParadise, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressBickham Grange, Paradise, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E C Short, Bickham Grange, Paradise, South Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Nominal Roll records that he returned to Australia at his own expence. No date of return is recorded.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Arrived back in Australia, 23 October 1919.

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