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Frank FAINT

Regimental number92
Place of birthHindmarsh South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeather dresser
AddressJervois Avenue, New Hindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Alice Faint, Jervois Avenue, New Hindmarsh, South Australia
Enlistment date21 July 1915
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.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll92A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 355 Sergeant William FAINT MM & Bar, 10th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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