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Francis Bently BLANCH

Regimental number3556
Other NamesFrancis Bentley
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Blanch, Richmond River, Tatham, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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