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Frances William WINSTANLEY

Regimental number311
Other NamesWINSTANLEY, Frances Wm
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressEddystone, Ryrie Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Winstanley, Eddystone, Ryrie Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action on 3rd May, 197 near BULLECOURT. He was severely wounded doing most valuable work in collecting and reorganising stragglers on the right of the Sunken Road under fire and leading them forward for a further attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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