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Francis LE CERF

Regimental number3339
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Jean Le Cerf, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 0.5"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Le Cerf, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Date of death13 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAlbany Cemetery (Church of England Section), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales. Son of J. LE CERF. Native of Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2936 Pte Albert Le CERF, 18th Bn, died of wounds, 11 May 1917; 2797 Pte Joseph LE CERF, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 27 May 1919.
Other details

Died of pneumonia and heart failure, Albany Hospital, 13 November 1915.

Not eligible for war medals: did not embark from Australia.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LE CERF Francis

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