Frank Eric (Ric) THROSSELL


Service Number: 64
Enlisted: 6 October 1914, Guildford, Western Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Northam, Western Australia, 1 September 1881
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Prince Alfred College
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed In Action, Palestine, 19 April 1917, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kent Town Prince Alfred College 'Nobly Striving, Nobly Fell' Roll of Honour, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Koorda War Memorial, Northam Fallen, Northam Memorial Hospital, Wyalkatchem War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, 64, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Guildford, Western Australia
8 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 64, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 64, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
21 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 64, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Wounded Sergeant, 64, 10th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, GSW (chest)
19 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Battles of Gaza

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frank Eric Cottrell THROSSELL was born in 1881 in Northam, Western Australia

His parents were George THROSSELL and Anne MORRELL who married in 1861 in Perth, WA