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Frank BAINES

Regimental number3741
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimekeeper
Address175 Enmore Road, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Elizabeth Turner, 1 Cecil Road, Eccles, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; disembarked, 9 Aril 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 2 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1980
Age at death93
Place of burialHolbrook Cemetery, New South Wales

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