|Place of birth||Balranald, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||170 Lincoln Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Evelyn Lucy Francis, 170 Lincoln Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/68/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||2648A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 10 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 February 1917; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 19 March 1917, and reallotted Regimental No 2648A.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 22 June 1917; Corporal, 23 August 1917; Sergeant, 17 November 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 28 February 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 15 March 1918.
Attached to 8th Infantry Brigade as Burial Sergeant, 18 March 1918; rejoined Bn from detachment, 26 May 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 17 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 8 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 15 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FRANCIS Will|