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Frank Leslie CORPE

Regimental number3718
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, 35 Russell Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1370 Pte George Ernest CORPE, 5th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 9 May 1917; 3717 Pte Charles Alfred CORPE, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken prisoner of war at Bullecourt; interned at Stendahl, Germany. Escaped; recaptured; sentenced to work in a salt mine.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1971

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