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Francis FAIRCLOUGH

Regimental number1141
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressPolaris Street, Southern Cross, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Fairclough, Polaris Street, Southern Cross, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Date of death24 September 1956
Place of burialNarrogin Cemetery

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