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Frank Alexander KINGSBURY

Regimental number2573
Date of birth11 October 1897
Place of birthDandenong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alexander Kingsbury, Lonsdale Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Previous military service45th Infantry Regiment Citizen Military Forces; Served in the Senior Cadets for 4 years, and in the 45th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces, for 2 years.
Enlistment date8 October 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Special Draft
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date9 July 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 26 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 27 December 1917.

Embarked from Alexandria, 29 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, 4 February 1918. Entrained at Taranto, 7 February 1918; detrained Cherbourg, 14 February 1918. and embarked for England; disembarked Southampton, 15 February 1918.

Marched in to Australian Flying Corps Training Depot, Wendover, 15 February 1918. Marched out to 1st Wing Headquarters, Tetbury, 4 March 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Kaiser-i-Hind', 6 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 June 1919; discharged, 9 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death25 July 1941
Age at death43

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