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Francis William GROOME

Regimental number1349
Place of birthHorsham Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSheet iron worker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs M Groome, 580 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery (Grave No. 11.D), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Cemetery details show R.T.A. as 17.7.15, died 19/01/17. Son of Margaret GROOME. Native of Horsham, Victoria

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