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Frank Carey WELCH

Regimental number11426
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAnalytical chemist
Address'Athenia', High Street, North Sydney,NSW
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Welch, 'Athenia', High Street, North Sydney,NSW
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Carey spelt Carcy
Place of death or woundingLe Catalet, France
Age at death22
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension, (Area S, Plot II, Row T, Grave 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Frederick and Eleanor F WELCH.
Family/military connectionsBrother: S. WELCH, No. 3109, 106th Howitzer Battery, 6th Brigade, killed 17th October 1918 at Brother: Gunner Harold A. Welsh, 111th British Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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