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Frances James BRAY

Regimental number2688
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolAnnandale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMachinist
AddressGladstone Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Richard Bray, Gladstone Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Annandale, NSW.
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Frances spelt Francis
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.6
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) (Plot III, Row A, grave No. 48) Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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