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Frank Johnson GATES

Regimental number2410
Place of birthPetersham, New South Wales
SchoolSummer Hill and Petersham Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationEngineer
Address176 New Canterbury Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gates, 176 New Canterbury Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSerbed in Senior Cadets as 2Lt 36th Bn and Commonwealth Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTempleux-le-Guerard British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Elizabeth GATES, "Arlington", Greenacre Road, Hurstville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sgt G.H. Gates no. 7572 MM, killed in action 20 August 1918.

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