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Francis CAVERS

Regimental number1745
Place of birthHawick Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
Addressc/o G A Borton, Burrandowna, Jandowae, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMr Foster, 9 Langlands Bank, Hawick, Scotland
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDewrnacourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot X, Row F, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret CAVERS; husband of Elizabeth CAVERS, 1 Drumlaurig Square, Hawrick, Scotland. Native of Rulewater, Scotland

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