Boy 1st Class Frank David Tavender

Service number 5729
Birth Date 27 April 1901
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Angaston
Death Date 26 January 1918
Death Place United Kingdom: Scotland, Scapa Flow
Final Rank Boy 1st Class
Service Royal Australian Navy
Unit HMAS Sydney
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Boy 1st Class Frank David Tavender (5729, HMAS Sydney) was born on 27 April 1901 in Angaston, SA. He died from a head injury on 26 January 1918, aged 16 years 8 months, while his ship was on service at Scapa Flow. Frank is buried at the Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Orkney.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    HMAS Sydney
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Boy 1st Class

Timeline

Date of birth 27 April 1901
Date of death 26 January 1918

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