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Francis Miller LODGE

Regimental number2668
Place of birthCottesloe, Western Australia
SchoolHigh School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBabakine via Bruce Rock, Western Australia
Marital statusSq
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marion Lodge, Esplanade, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row D, Grave No. I), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Marian LODGE, 31 Congdon Street, Osborne, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2697 Pte Frederick Sumner MILLER, 51st Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917; Cousin: Pte G B Lodge, killed in action, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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