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Walter Henry FRAME

Regimental number1388
Place of birthBarman Hill, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinA Frame, 133 Telth Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAlbert Park, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDischarged 12 April 1917

Military Medal

'In France during a heavy shelling of the battery on 31st May 1916 he was in charge of the lines of communication out of the battery. The lines were continually cut and Bdr. Frame always quickly restored communication, working continually in shelled areas. He has always acted similarly on other occasions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

MM Bar

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal & Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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