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John Frederick FRANKLIN

Regimental number2550
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFitter
Addressc/o Mrs Emily Jane Kiersnowski, Landsberg Estate, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Jane Kiersnowski, c/o Mrs Emily Jane Kiersnowski, Landsberg Estate, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military service14th ALH
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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