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Francis Leslie WELLS

Regimental number112
Place of birthGlebe, New South Wales
SchoolSaint Joseph's (Catholic) College
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressHotel Victoria, Crown Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Wells, Hotel Victoria, Crown Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave 30), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred George and Florence WELLS.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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