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Horace Groves FRANCIS

Regimental number2302
Place of birthCoonamble New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressKiora, Coonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Richard Groves Francis, Kiora, Coonamble, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 113 Pte Raymond FRANCIS, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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