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Frank ALLSHORN

Regimental number5
Place of birthEngland
Place of birthStratford, England
Age on arrival in Australia39
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
Address358 Latrobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma Allshorn, 358 Latrobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Essex Territorial as a Staff Sgt.
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentFQMS
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters and Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollFQMS
Unit from Nominal RollLH13HQMGS
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of endocasditis.
FateDied of disease 25 February 1916
Place of death or woundingCairo, Egypt
Age at death46
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, grave No. 332), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Family/military connectionsNephew killed on 9/12/16.
Other details

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

Date of death25 February 1916
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLSHORN Frank

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