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Francis William GEAR

Regimental number5372
Place of birthRozelle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressMaroubra, 15 Bowman Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gear, 15 Bowman Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

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