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Bernard William FRANCIS

Regimental number1632
Place of birthYarmouth England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Address4 Moore Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, Mr Francis, 19 Chester Street, Norwich
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Great devotion to duty and daring on scouting patrols, also personal bravery in bombing attack. (Pozi`eres)
Recommendation date: 18 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917

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