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Frank Roy KOSTER

Regimental number3676
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
Other trainingBusiness College
Address8 Cairns Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Koster, 8 Cairns Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Clan Mcewan on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateDied of disease 24 April 1916
Place of death or woundingSt Omer, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Frank and Sarah Jane KOSTER, 9 Parade, Norwood, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Captain Howell, Aviator. Cousin: Lieutenant Winsor Burdett, MC

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