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Frank Lear ASH

Regimental number2101
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressIsseka, Northampton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Frank Ash, Isseka, Northampton, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2563 Pte Arthur William ASH, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1917; 24566 Dvr Alfred Thomas ASH, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918; 1994 Pte Bertie Harold ASH, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.

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