Frank HARVEY

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HARVEY, Frank

Service Number: 3785
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hastings, Sussex., 1896
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Priory Road Board School, Hastings, England
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 18 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial panel 7 – 17 – 23 – 25 – 27 – 29 – 31.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

23 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3785, 6th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
23 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3785, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Dec 1896 Harvey Frank Hastings 2b 18.

6th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force

He was 21 and the son of William and Susan Harvey, of 56, Athelstan Rd., Clive Vale, Hastings, England.

Age on arrival in Australia 17
Next of kin-Sister Mrs Brett and parents.
Enlistment date 15 July 1915
Enlistment date from Nominal Roll 6 February 1915

Age at embarkation 20
 
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/23/3

Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915


War service: Egypt, Western Front

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