Frank Maidment TREGILGAS

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TREGILGAS, Frank Maidment

Service Number: 195
Enlisted: 30 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 20 June 1897
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Maitland Public School
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 August 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Memorials: Adelaide Gilles Street Primary School WW1 Honour Roll (New), Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Keswick Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Board WW1, Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Roll, Willunga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

30 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 195, Keswick, South Australia
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 195, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 195, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
1 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 195, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"195 Private Frank Maidment Tregilgas, 32nd Battalion. A plumber from Willunga, South Australia, prior to enlistment, he embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Gelong on 18 November 1915 for Suez. His battalion relocated to the Western Front, France, during June 1916. Pte Tregilgas was killed in action near Fleurbaix, France, on 1 August 1916. He was aged 19 years." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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