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Frank BOTHAM

Regimental number6156
Date of birth11 April 1894
Place of birthYorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressSpeers Point, Boolaroo, near Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, W R Botham, Speers Point, Boolaroo, near Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 10 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For gallantry and devotion to duty at Brandenmolen Ridge, south of Ypres on 11 and 12 March 1918.'
Recommendation date: 17 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Discharge date11 January 1921
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 May 1941
Age at death47
Place of burialCremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOTHAM Frank

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