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Arthur William FRANKLIN

Regimental number6507
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMelton Road, Nundah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinW A Franklin, Melton Road, Nundah, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 7, Company 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 January 1918
Place of burialUnderhill Farm Cemetery (Special Memorial 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
104
Family/military connectionsBrother: 796 Pte Roy Albert FRANKLIN, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919.
Other details

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

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