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Frederick FRANCIS

Regimental number1746
Place of birthLoratt, Tasmania
True NameFRANCIS, Frederick John
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBushman
AddressQueen Sreet, Sandy Bay, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37.9
Height5' 9"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinRosina Francis, Queen Street, Sandy Bay, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Hobart Rifles, Colonial Forces; resigned on moving to Western Australia.
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1760
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Discharge date29 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Karoola', 5 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit: chronic nephritis), Sydney, 26 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death16 July 1942
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRANCIS Frederick

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