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Francis Edward WHARTON

Regimental number3557
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressAlbury Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Gertrude Crouch, Albury Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919

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