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Francis Sidney Willyama REES

Regimental number1974
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs A Lord, Chapple Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFa,W, Rees, Coventry, c/o Mrs A Lord, Chapple Street, North Broken Hill, NSW; also Mrs Eliza Rees, Wattle Avenue, Royal Park
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 12), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rees and Elizabeth REES; husband of Eliza REES, Wattle Avenue, Park Royal, Alberton, South Australia. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales

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