Frank WELBURN

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WELBURN, Frank

Service Number: 4904
Enlisted: 22 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, 1891
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Alma Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Mouquet Farm, France, 16 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill Barrier District No 12 M.U.I.O.O.F. Great War Roll of Honor, Broken Hill Barrier District Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

22 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4904, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4904, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4904, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4904, 50th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE FRANK. WELBURN.

News has been received that Private Frank Welburn, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Welburn, was killed in action in France on August 16. He was 25 years of age, and left here on March 9. He was bom at South Broken Hill, and educated at the Alma public school." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 18 Nov 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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