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John Richard FRANCIS

Regimental number2215
Place of birthKatanning, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
Address20 Mackie Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Francis, Fairbrothers Cottage Albany Road, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNaval Reserve
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death29 August 1915
Age at death38
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial B. 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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