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Regimental number1336
Place of birthChewton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
Address142 Bell Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, W L Foers, 142 Bell Street, Preston, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 52 Infantry (Scottish Regiment), Citizen Military Forces. Melbourne, Victoria.
Enlistment date29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given names listed as Frank Everest on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 47), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Lancaster and Margaret Nand FOERS, The Police Station, 142 Bell Street, Preston, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1333 Gunner Roy Valentine FOERS, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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