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Frank Edmund MASON

Regimental number30121
Place of birthStrathmerton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSelector
AddressGurulmundi, Juandah Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs M C Mason, Gurulmundi, Juandah Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for three years with Australian Garrison Artillery at Queenscliff and Drysdale.
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT6 A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was very well spoken of by his comrades in his Battery.
FateKilled in Action 22 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name Edmond on photocopy
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialSt. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 17), Robecq, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Brown and Mary Caroline MASON, Standcombe, Gurulmundi, Queensland. Native of Strathmerton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins killed in action Gunner L M Reynoldson and J L Grinter.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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