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John William FRANCIS

Regimental number1065
Place of birthBillingshurst England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoonin Plains, Rowena, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinCousin, William Resker, Moonin Plains, Rowena, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1916
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 7), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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