The AIF Project

Francis Mayfield BEST

Regimental number500945
Place of birthKybunga, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressMorgan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eva Anne Best, Yarra Glen, South Australia
Enlistment date31 May 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Engineers
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format