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Frank Eric O'CONNOR

Regimental number7297
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRoseville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5.25"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, F J 0'Connor, Ulmarra, Clarence River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Cadets; then 2 years 3 months in the Army Service Corps, Citizen Military Forces; then enlisted in the AIF.
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Discharge date26 April 1918
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917; disembarked Sydney, 26 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: deafness [pre-existing condition]), Sydney, 26 April 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death4 January 1926
Age at death29
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, O'CONNOR Frank Eric

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