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Frank Tasman POKE

Regimental number1552
Place of birthWynyard, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSomerset, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Jabel Poke, Somerset, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 28 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1552A
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Amm Clmn
FateKilled in Action 15 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCaix British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr J and Mrs Jane POKE

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