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Francis Joseph McPARLAND

Regimental number425
Place of birthArmagh, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressSandgate, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget McFarland, Ballintemple, Newtown, Hamilton, Armagh, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged, Sydney, 6 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McPARLAND Francis Joseph

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