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Francis Austin CURRAN

Regimental number1218
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressFirebrace Street, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinBrother, John Francis Curran, Firebrace Street, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1916
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Brigid CURRAN
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6038 Pte Edward Lawrence CURRAN, 24th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 3013 Driver Michael Joseph CURRAN, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918; Cousin: 413 Pte Gerald Patrick CURRAN, 10th Bn, Returned to Australia 11 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of Kin incorrectly entered on Embarkation Rolls has John Francis Curran as their Father.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURRAN Francis Austin

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