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Antonio Robert FRANCIS

Regimental number13287
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway fireman
AddressEchuca, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs E G Francis, Pakenham Street, Echuca, Victoria
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 11 August 1916

FateDied of wounds 6 September 1916
Place of burialNetley Military Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 370), Hound, Hampshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Medals

Military Medal

'At POZIERES on 27th and 28th July, 1916, for coolness and perseverance under fire in collecting and evacuating wounded. (Severely wounded).'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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