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Rupert Stirling FRANCIS

Regimental number411
Place of birthMoree, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPallamallawa, Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Francis, Pallamallawa, Moree, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll411A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Harriett Elizabeth FRANCIS, Pallamallawa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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