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Francis DAYES

Regimental number2152
Place of birthBowen Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Ellen Carlson, Ewan via Ravenswood Junction, Queensland
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 164), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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