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Lance Beveridge FRANKEL

Regimental number6953
Date of birth8 September 1894
Place of birthEudunda, South Australia
SchoolWellington Road Public School and Unley High School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressEudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C L Frankel, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment in Senior Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces)
Enlistment date24 June 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Reginald Charles George FRANKEL, 2nd Divisional Train, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919; 257 Sergeant Frederick David FRANKEL, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 6 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 18 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: deafness: pre-existing condition), Adelaide, 25 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 October 1984
Age at death90
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRANKEL Lance Beveridge

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