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Frank Bernard GARTLAND

Regimental number884
Place of birthBirkenhead, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShip's fireman
AddressSailors' Home, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 4.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinSister, Margaret Dale, 67 Duke Street, Birkenhead, England
Previous military serviceServed for 10 years in the Royal Naval Reserve, England.
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (November 1914), E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date31 May 1917
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Commenced return to Australia, 5 January 1917; discharged (time expired), Sydney, 31 May 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GARTLAND Frank Bernard

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