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Francis Gustaff BACKMAN

Regimental number2279
Place of birthKew, Victoria
Other NamesGustaf
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address8 Derrick Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Backman, 8 Derrick Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF38REIN4
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

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