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William Frank CONIBEAR

Regimental number1831
Date of birth3 April 1894
Place of birthBristol, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSeymour, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Conibear, 33 Conduit Place, Ashley Road, Bristol, England
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 July 1919
Discharge date2 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2302 Lance Corporal Sydney John CONIBEAR, Gloucestershire Regiment, British Army, died of wounds, 21 July 1916; Lt Arthur Edward CONIBEAR, The King's (Liverpool) Regiment, British Army, killed in action, 14 October 1917; Gunner Cecil Reginald CONIBEAR, British Army; Pte Albert Victor Conibear, British Army.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Proceeded overseas to France via Folkestone , 25 February 1917; taken on strength, 13th Light Horse, 8 April 1917.

Wounded in action (gas, slight), 30 October 1917; transferred to England, 10 November 1917; admitted to 5th Southern General Hospital, Plymouth, 12 November 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 7 May 1918. Marched out to England for return to Australia, 26 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Karmala', 2 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged, 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 June 1947

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