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Francis Henry HAMESTER

Regimental number93
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolForest Lodge Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
Address20 Lombard Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWilliam Hamester, 20 Lombard Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 June 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 72), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Amelia HAMESTER, 1 Ewell Street, Bondi, New South Wales. Cemetery details show date of death as 28th June, 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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