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Frank Leonard McGUANE

Regimental number7276
Date of birth1898
Place of birthPrahran, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolHawksburn State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker and pastry cook
AddressHawksburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F McGuane, 441 Malvern Road, Hawksburn, Victoria
Enlistment date7 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1155 George Augustus Basil McGUANE, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcment, returned to Australia 17 March 1917.
Other details

War Service: France

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in Second World War, Service No. VX87618, as a driver in the Pacific Islands and New Guinea.

Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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