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Cashion, Frank Byron




A handsome brass tablet erected at Osterley Church by the residents to the memory of the following Osterley boys who made the supreme sacrifice in the late war was unveiled on Sunday, January 22, by Dr Morgan and dedicated by Archdeacon Whitington in the presence of the Rector (the Rev A T Hope) and a large congregation:- Oliver Brown, Frank Byron Cashion, Hector McCarthy, Eugene Arthur Rowland Saunders, and John T Wrigley.
The Mercury (Hobart), 3rd February 1922.

Born 1897 Hobart Tasmania the son of William and Clarice Maude Cashion (nee Saltmarsh) a farmer he embarked Melbourne 29th March 1916 on board “HMAT Orontes” with the 12th Infantry Battalion.

He was killed in action 6th April 1917 in France and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France.

He is also commemorated on the Bothwell Memorial.






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