The AIF Project

Francis John William DESMOND

Regimental number2524
Place of birthBandon, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinSister, Rose Desmond, 4 Prentice Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1917
SourcesNAA: B2455, DESMOND Francis John William

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