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Richard FRANCIS

Regimental number757
Date of birth28 January 1896
Place of birthKingston on Murray, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressPelham Street, Glanville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Francis, Pelham Street, Glanville, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919

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