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Date of birth17 June 1894
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J V Francis, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name15th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Training Squadron, Australian Flying Corps


Unit: 15th Battalion
Promotion date: 18 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain Trevor FRANCIS MC, 9th Bn, killed in action, 14 March 1917; [1786] 2nd Lt Vincent FRANCIS, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.

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