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Francis Harry ERSKINE

Regimental number12302
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressRyde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jennie Erskine, Little Church Street, Ryde, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps July 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/108/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death29 May 1950
SourcesNAA: B2455, ERSKINE Francis Harry

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