Richard Charles FRANKCOM

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FRANKCOM, Richard Charles

Service Number: 2150
Enlisted: 15 January 1915, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 15 April 1896
Home Town: Goodwood, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 June 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Goodwood M Anglican Church / District Fallen of WW1 and WW II*, Unley Arch*, Unley HB01 Town Hall*
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World War 1 Service

15 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2150, Oaklands, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2150, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2150, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2150, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
20 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2150, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Richard Charles Frankcom was born at Goodwood, South Australia, on 15 April 1896. He enlisted at Oaklands, South Australia, on 15 January 1915, and served with the 10th Infantry Battalion at Gallipoli and France. He was killed in action in France on 20 June 1916 and is buried in the Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.