Frank PALMER

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PALMER, Frank

Service Number: 1455
Enlisted: 26 October 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Company
Born: London, England, United Kingdom, 1891
Home Town: North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, France, 29 December 1916
Cemetery: AIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers
Plot 111, Row L, Grave 18 Headstone inscription reads: Beloved son of W.J. and Annie Palmer he died that we might live, AIF Burial Ground, Flers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1455, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1455, 2nd Infantry Battalion
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1455, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
11 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Machine Gun Company, In the field transfer from the 2nd Battalion to the 1st Machine Gun Company
29 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1455, 1st Machine Gun Company

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Walter John and Annie Palmer of Hampton Road, Ilford, Essex, Engalnd; brother of Sidney George Palmer of 43 Hayberry Street, North Sydney, NSW

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