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Frank Wallis BAGLEY

Regimental number2114
Place of birthNorfolk, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A J Bagley, Station House, Braintree, Essex, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Army for 8 months.
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date31 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined Bn at Gallipoli, 2 August 1915. Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros (general Gallipoli evacuation), 29 December 1915.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 8 June 1916.

Awarded congratulatory card by Major General Sir H.V. Cox, commanding 4th Australian Division, 17 October 1916.

Admitted to 58th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 November 1917 (tonsillitis); to 2nd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Outreau, 5 November 1917; to No. 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 22 November 1917; rejoined Bn, 13 March 1918.

Wounded in action, 28 March 1918 (gun shot wound, right arm); admitted to 9th USA General Hospital, Rouen, 30 March 1918. Transferred to England, 31 March 1918, and admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, 1 April 1918 (wound, slight). Transferred to No. 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 15 April 1918. Granted furlough, 29 April 1918, to report to No. 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 13 May 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 September 1918; taken on strength, 45th Machine Gun Bn, 16 September 1918.

Marched out to England for return to Australia (1915 personnel), 15 January 1919; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; disembvarked Melbourne, 28 May 1919; discharged, 31 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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