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Francis Oliver WESTLAKE

Regimental number19572
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Other NamesWestlake, Francis O
AddressNorth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Westlake, 69 Lothian Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service69th Infantry Yes S Cadets 4 years cit forces 69 Inf 29 AW win
Enlistment date18 August 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, October 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Date of death30 April 1921
Age at death from cemetery records21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date10 May 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 10 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WESTLAKE Francis Oliver

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