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Edward FRANCIS

Regimental number4111
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, John Fraser, Bulumwaal via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Date of death26 August 1972
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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