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Thomas Watson FRANCIS

Regimental number17829
Place of birthCardiff Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBrighton Beach, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Francis, 22 Whyte Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Enlistment date14 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 September 1943
Age at death73
Place of burialCreswick Cemetery, Victoria

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