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Alfred Gordon FRANKLYN

Regimental number3356
Place of birthNorthcote, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeather manufacturer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Franklyn, 192 Clarke Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Edmond and Edith FRANKLYN; husband of Florence May FRANKLYN, Queen Street, Preston, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to Lieut CC Franklyn. Killed in action

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