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Frank Couper WOOSTER

Date of birth24 January 1884
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressWygram Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, J Wooster, Wygram Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Major


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 14 November 1916

Temporary LTCOL


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 12 June 1918

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 11 November 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Discharge date31 August 1919
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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