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Frank Anthony WEST

Regimental number2627
Date of birth12 August 1897
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolBurra Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining cadet
AddressKooringa, Burra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W West, Kooringa, Burra, South Australia
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France. Taken prisoner of war, 11 April 1917; returned to England, 15 December 1918.
Date of death24 July 1978
Age at death81
Place of burialCremated: Centennial Park Crematorium, Adelaide, South Australia. Ashes interred in Wall 112.

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