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Francis Louis NINNIS

Regimental number544
Place of birthWaverley, New South Wales
SchoolGlen Iris State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDairyman
AddressEast Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ninnis, Malvern Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted January 1916. In training at Ballarat Camp with the 39th Bn. Left Australia at the end of May 1916 and arrived in France in September 1916, transferring to the 46th Bn. Mortally wounded by a shell at Flers on 15 November 1916; died the same day.
FateDied of wounds 15 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLongueval Road Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert George and Lovey Elizabeth NINNIS, Malvern Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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