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Frank Lothian CHESHIRE

Date of birth19 July 1882
Place of birthStanthorpe, Queensland
SchoolInglewood State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPublic servant
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, John Fitzherbert Cheshire, Inglewood, Queensland
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Conspicuous gallantry and organising ability at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 31 July 1916

Military Cross

'For zeal and devotion to duty as Divisional Gas Officer from 22 September to 12 October 1917 (East of Ypres).'
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 16 February 1918

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other details

War service: France, Belgium.

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 December 1969
Age at death87
Place of burialCremated: Mt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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