Harold Lear FRANKLAND

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FRANKLAND, Harold Lear

Service Numbers: 7870, 7860, 15127, N101918
Enlisted: 19 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps (AMF)
Born: Balaclava, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Kings Cross, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Electrician
Died: Illness, New South Wales, Australia, 7 October 1944, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
C. of E. Sec. 15. Grave 3102. (GRM/2*)
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7870, 1st Australian General Hospital, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7860, 1st Australian General Hospital
11 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7860, 1st Australian General Hospital, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '23' embarkation_place: '' embarkation_ship: '' embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
19 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 15127, 14th Australian General Hospital, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '24' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Karoola embarkation_ship_number: A63 public_note: ''

World War 2 Service

10 Jan 1941: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N101918, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
10 Jan 1941: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N101918, Australian Army Medical Corps (AMF), 120 Special Hospital

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Harold Lear Frankland had three WW1 'identities' which appear to be clerical issues, and multiple entries on the WW1 Embarkation Rolls.  It has been determined that the three identities are the one man because of commonalities  - address NoK occupation and age (DoB was rarely recorded for WW1 enlistment).

He was a 23 yo electrician living in SOuth Yarra, Melbourne on enlistment on 19 August 1915.  He is recorded on various Embarkation Rolls as follows:

Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Kashgar on 5 September 1916
Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Kymettus on 12 September 1916
Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 September 1916

 

He subsequently enlisted, residing in Sydney, in 1941 for service in the Militia in WW2.  He discharged in 1943 and died of an unspecified  illness subsequent to discharge in 1944, in Sydney.

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 52.

He was accepted, after research, for commemoration as war dead on 21/09/2011