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Frank Eric COLTHUP

Regimental number5318
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStockman
AddressMentmore via Dulaccam, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Colthup, Eumundi, NC Line, Queensland
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row I, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr A.E. and Mrs E.L. COLTHUP, Clematis Street, Gypmie, Queensland. Native of Brisbane
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1119 Lance Corporal Stanley GORRING, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 8 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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