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William Francis FUTCHER

Regimental number26521
Place of birthLidsdale, New South Wales
AddressKimbla Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 10.75"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ruth Futcher, Kimbla Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 19
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ruth FUTCHER
Discharge date12 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT' Port Napier', 12 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 12 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 October 1929
Age at death43
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FUTCHER William Francis

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