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Reginald FRANCIS

Regimental number3989
Place of birthBullumwaal, Victoria
SchoolBullumwaal, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBulumwaal via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Francis, Bulumwaal via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of death or wounding17 Casualty Clearing Station
Age at death21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2893 Sapper Henry Frederick FRANCIS, 3rd Tunnelling Company, killed in action, 27 November 1916; 4498 Pte John FRANCIS, 6th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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