Simie FRANKEL

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FRANKEL, Simie

Service Number: 2027
Enlisted: 16 August 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Melbourne, Victoria, 7 July 1892
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: State school
Occupation: Importer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 15 March 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Berks Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Victorian Jewish War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
18 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2027, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
18 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2027, 29th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
15 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2027, 24th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"2027 Corporal Simie Frankel , 24th Battalion. An importer from Melbourne, Vic prior to enlistment, Cpl Frankel embarked with the rank of Private with the 3rd Reinforcements, 29th Battalion from Melbourne on HMAT Ballarat on 18 February 1916. After transferring to the 24th Battalion he was promoted to Corporal and, on 15 March 1918 was killed in action in Belgium, aged 25. He was buried in the Berks Cemetery Extension, Belgium..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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