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Francis Thomas Clarence REYNOLDS

Regimental number7328
Place of birthPort Arthur Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationYardman
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Mitchell, Little Orr Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'At MONT DE MERRIS near STRAZEELE on night of 30th May, 1918, Privates SALTMARSH and REYNOLDS, who accompanied Sergeant TURNER on a patrol, rushed an enemy listening post, killed the occupants, captured a machine gun and brought it back to our lines.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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