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Henry James FRANKLIN

Regimental number2017
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressNarracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Franklin, Narracoorte, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1918
Discharge date24 March 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; arrived Melbourne for Adelaide, 22 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 24 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 February 1928
SourcesNAA: B2455, FRANKLIN Henry James

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