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Sterling Napier FRANKI

Regimental number2166
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolBarker College, Hornsby, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address'Montrose', Thames Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J P Franki, 'Montrose', Frances Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Peter and Bessie FRANKI, Thames Street, Balmain, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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