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Frank Henry BROAD

Regimental number6781
Date of birth2 September 1987
Place of birthMingenew, Western Australia
SchoolGuildford Grammar School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMinginew, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.6
Height6' 2"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Broad, Minginew, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 9 months in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date15 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1917
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2032 Driver Albert Irwin BROAD, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; 5356 Corporal Lewis John BROAD, 11th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 16 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 May 1960
Age at death62
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROAD Frank Henry

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