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Francis Louis TRINCA

Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressHawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, J A Trinca, 34 Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Malwa on 3 April 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an attack this officer although suffering from fever, carried out his duties with great energy and total disregard of danger. Later, he accompanied the troops in a counter attack, attending to casualties in the open under fire, and setting a fine example of endurance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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