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Francis Rupert HERCUS

Regimental number6034
Place of birthMalaga, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressPO Sydenham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.2
Height5' 7"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 30 April 1917.
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Karagola', 30 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 27 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HERCUS Francis Rupert

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