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Francis Vyner MASON

Regimental number5894
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBoulder, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Elizabeth Mason, Boulder PO, Boulder, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name Uyner on photocopy
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialVaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Augustus and Sophia MASON; husband of A.E.F. MASON, Boulder City Post Office, Western Australia. Native of Stawell, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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