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Frederick David FRANKEL

Regimental number257
Date of birth30 September 1891
Place of birthYongala, South Australia
SchoolWellington Road Public School and Howard's Commercial College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.1
Height5' 6"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinDavid Frankel, Eudunda Hotel, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Medals

Mention in Despatches


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Discharge date27 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Reginald Charles George FRANKEL, 2nd Divisional Train, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919; 6953 Pte Lance Beveridge FRANKEL, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Booara', 6 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 May 1971
Age at death79
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRANKEL Frederick David

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