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Frank Kingsley DRAKE

Regimental number11752
Place of birthClaremont, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationIronmonger
Address47 Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F D Drake, 47 Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date9 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 24 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row AA, Grave No. 13), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick David and Mary Elizabeth DRAKE, 47 Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Frederick Falvey DRAKE, 1st Divisoin Artillery, returned to Australia, 10 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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