James Malcolm FROST

Poppy

FROST, James Malcolm

Service Number: 405
Enlisted: 28 October 1914, Guildford, Western Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Two Wells, South Australia, 2 January 1892
Home Town: Wagin, Wagin, Western Australia
Schooling: Two Wells Public School
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Suez Canal, Egypt, Suez Canal Zone, Egypt, 5 August 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Suez Canal, Egypt
Memorials: 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Long Plains Roll of Honour, Mallala Grace Plains Sunday School Pictorial Honour Board, Two Wells WW1 War Memorial, Wagin War Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

28 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 405, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Guildford, Western Australia
17 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 405, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 405, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Surada, Fremantle
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 405, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Romani

Help us honour James Malcolm Frost's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography

FROST.— In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Lance-Corporal J. M. Frost, 10th Light Horse, killed in action in Egypt, August 5, 1916.

Do not ask us if we miss him, Friends may think the wound is healed;

But they little know the sorrow, Deeply in our hearts concealed. -Inserted by his loving parents, brothers, Hube and Frank, on active service, Will and George and friend Elsie.

FROST.— In remembrance of Lance-Corporal James Malcolm Frost, 10th Light Horse, killed in action in Egypt, August 5, 1916, aged 24 years and 7 months.

He fought a brave fight in the desert, His young life is wreathed in fame;

On the Two Wells roll of honor You will find our dear Jim's name. — Inserted by his auntie, A. A. Rowe." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 04 Aug 1917 (nla.gov.au)

Read more...