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Francis EVANS

Regimental number2399
Place of birthWangaratta, Victoria
SchoolChurch of Englnd Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressCity Hotel, King Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Mr John Evans, Red Camp, Moyhu via Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialPasschendael New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row A, Grave No. 30), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eleanor Lucy EVANS, Redcamp, Moyhu, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain David Gerald Evans, MC, died of wounds.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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