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Francis James WINCH

Regimental number20175
Place of birthSouth Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRed Bluff Hotel, Sandringham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, P J Winch, Red Bluff Hotel, Sandringham, Victoria
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 23 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 13), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip John and Mary WINCH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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