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Francis James John TRAVERS

Regimental number2774
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolRoman Catholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs James Travers, Pyke Street, Werribee, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVaux, 1918 France
Age at death24.11
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Katherine TRAVERS, Werribbe, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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