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William John FRANCIS

Regimental number942
Place of birthKerry Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressPeachester via Beerwah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W W Francis, Peachester via Beerwah, Queensland
Enlistment date27 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 17 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers, A Mounted Division
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death1 June 1980

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