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Francis Edgar Allan WILLCOCKS

Regimental number3678
Date of birth2 December 1895
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationHairdresser
AddressPeterborough, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C E Willcocks, Peterborough, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in the 81st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date13 November 1917
Place of enlistmentPetersburg, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date26 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 26 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 September 1960
Age at death64
Place of burialDerrick Gardens, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLCOCKS Francis Edgar Allan

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