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Francis Lester AITKENS

Regimental number7123
Place of birthConargo New South Wales
Other NamesFrances Lester
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBarham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs I A Aitkens, Barham, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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