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William Frederick FRANCIS

Regimental number3763
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot operator
Address368 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Francis, 386 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date10 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
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1056 Pte Norman Louis FRANCIS, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Date of death20 August 1927

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