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James Thomas FRANCIS

Regimental number1314
Place of birthMornington, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCommercial Street, Korumburra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinUncle, G Darling
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKorumburra, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Date of death17 June 1920
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMornington Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 June 1920
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRANCIS James Thomas

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