Frank Horace ALLSHORN

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ALLSHORN, Frank Horace

Service Number: 5
Enlisted: 7 January 1915
Last Rank: Farrier Quartermaster Sergeant
Last Unit: 13th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Stratford, England, 1872
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not known
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Endocarditis following typhoid, Egypt, 25 February 1916
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 332
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 5, 13th Light Horse Regiment
29 Mar 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Farrier Quartermaster Sergeant, 13th Light Horse Regiment
12 May 1915: Involvement SN 5, 13th Light Horse Regiment
12 May 1915: Embarked SN 5, 13th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frank Horace ALLSHORN was born in 1872 in Stratford, England

His parents were Frederick ALLSHORN & Esther HOW

He married Emma Elizabeth SWEENEY in England in 1893

Frank had previously served as a Staff Sergeant in the Essex Territorials before the family emigrated to Australia on the ship Salamis in 1909

His son Frank Horace Frederick ALLSHORN (SN1712) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1919