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Frank TAIT

Regimental number3246
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
SchoolMt Dandenong State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Mary Tait, National Bank of Australasia, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 23), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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