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Frank Bishop CAREY

Regimental number17057
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
AddressKooringa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Ann Carey, Kooringa, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 5, Engineer Reinforcements 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Omrah on 19 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Frederick and Martha Ann CAREY. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1097 Pte Frederick Allen CAREY, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 October 1939
Age at death42
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Victoria

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