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Francis Henry WADE

Regimental number294
Place of birthHuonville, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWedge Bay, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5'6.25"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Francis Wade, Wedge Bay, Tasmans Peninsula, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Discharge date25 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 26 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 November 1917, re-embarked for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 25 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 May 1922
SourcesNAA: B2455, WADE Francis Henry

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