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Frank Hammond COLBEY

Regimental number710
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address17 Frederick Street, Maylands, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 10"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Colbey, 17 Frederick Street, Maylands, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 November 1918
Discharge date2 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 18 November 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 1 January 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; appointment terminated (discharged), Adelaide, 2 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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