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Francis Henry WHARTON

Regimental number1468
Place of birthHindmarsh South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLoco. fireman
AddressHindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Russell Arthur, Bond Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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