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Frank William YORK

Regimental number1325
Place of birthOld Warden, Bedfordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOld Warden near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, George York, Old Warden near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 November 1916
Place of death or woundingHeilly, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 7), Mericourt-l'Abbaye, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane YORK

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