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Francis William KANE

Place of birthIreland
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name2nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis William, name of mother unknown
Discharge date17 November 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 3(?) April 1915.

Admitted to Deaconess Hospital, Alexandria, 19 May 1915; transferred to Mustapha Base Details, 22 May 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kyarra', 10 June 1915; disembarked Sydney, 17 July 1915; appointment terminated (discharged), 17 November 1915.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 August 1934
Age at death69
Place of burialCremated, died at Dulwich Hill, New South Wales

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