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Frank Erle WATERS

Regimental number1447
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBedfordale via Armadale, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, Donald Edward Waters, Bedfordale via Armadale, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Frances WATERS
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919; disembarked Perth, 10 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 19 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death18 September 1939
Age at death47
Place of burialKatanning Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATERS Frank Erle

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