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George Edward FRANKLIN

Regimental number2403
Place of birthYass, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressOakvale, Dogtrap via Yass, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Franklin, Oakvale, Dogtrap via Yass, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14), (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret FRANKLIN, Dog Trap Road, Yass, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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