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Frank LILLY

Regimental number2701
Place of birthWilliams, Western Australia
SchoolWilliams State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 9.75"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Lilly, 48 Nelson Crescent, East Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row J, Grave No 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Eleanor LILLY. Native of Williams, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LILLY Frank

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