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Francis Maxwell LORENZO

Date of birth7 March 1880
Place of birthRozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressWahroongah, Carlisle Street, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Ella Lorenzo, Wahroongah, Carlisle Street, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Adjutant)
Unit name10th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354, 5 November 1915; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12, 27 January 1916.

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890, 2 January 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103, 29 June 1917.

FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12
Date: 27 January 1916

Order of Danilo - 4th Class (Montenegro)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other detailsWar service: Gallipoli, Western Front. Commanded 49th Bn, 1916-17.

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