John Bungay FRANCIS

Regimental number5700
Place of birthWallaroo, South Australia
SchoolKadina and Wallaroo Public Schools
OccupationBee keeper
AddressPort Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M L W Francis, 56 Dover Street, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death22
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLII, Row G, Grave No. 9), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary FRANCIS, Temora Road, Young, New South Wales. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5701 Pte Robert Arthur FRANCIS, 48th Bn, killed in action, 8 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal