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Keith Frank OFFICER

Place of birthTowak Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBarrister
Address454 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinH S Officer, 454 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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