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Frank Alexander BUSKIN

Place of birthGorapur, NW Provinces, India
Other NamesAlexander Frank
SchoolNorth Sydney Grammar School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia12
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address82 Manning Road, Double Bay
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Esther Mary Buskin, 82 Manning Road, Double Bay
Previous military serviceWas an officer in the Cadet Corps. Also served in the Irish Rifles and the Howitzer Battery, Citizen Military Forces, Sydney, NSW
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
FateKilled in Action 17 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander BUSKIN and Mrs May WILKINS, his wife; husband of Esther M. BUSKIN, 21 George Street, Lavender Bay, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of India
Family/military connectionsBrother: 318 Gunner George Arthur Keith BUSKIN, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, Belgium, 3 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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