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Francis Edmund FORTESCUE

Regimental number33901
Place of birthWilcannia New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmonger
AddressScone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, P Fortescue, Scone, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Mechanical Transport Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 20946 Gunner Lionel Frederick FORTESCUE, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 10 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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