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Robert William FRAME

Regimental number1089
Date of birth8 October 1889
Place of birthErskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDrover
AddressGirard's Hill, Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Mrs Marion Green, Girard's Hill, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked to join the Western Field Force (Libya), 14 January 1916. Taken on strength, Army Postal Corps, 26 September 1916. Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, 23 May 1917 (malaria); rejoined Australian Base Post Office, Cairo, 12 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Dunluce Castle', 17 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 August 1919; discharged, 19 April 1921. Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 August 1960
Age at death70
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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