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John FRANCIS

Regimental number2424
Place of birthMotherwell Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressBoundary Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Francis, Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date11 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2424A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2425 Pte William FRANCIS, 47th Bn, died of wounds, 16 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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