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Frank George WRIGHT

Regimental number216
Place of birthRiverhead, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSunnybank, Riverhead near Sevenoaks, Kent, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Wright, 'Sunnybank', Riverhead near Sevenoaks, Kent, England
Previous military service1 year West Kent Territorials
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date13 May 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1919; disembarked Brisbane, 6 February 1920; discharged, 13 May 1920.

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

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