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Regimental number6145
Place of birthNorth Shields, England
Other NamesFrancis Humphrey
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBroughton Road, Artarmon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Urpeth, Marden Terrace, Cullercourts Northumberland, England
Previous military serviceYes Volunteers Tepremoult Arty 3 years Since Expired
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2220
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Frances Ann URPETH
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 4 March 1919, for disembarkation at Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 14 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death4 April 1931
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, URPETH Frank

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