Francis Bowman CHEADLE

Regimental number798
Date of birth7 November 1885
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
SchoolFort Street, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWidcombe Sloper Avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Cheadle, Widcombe Sloper Avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant (Warrant Officer)
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF18
Promotion date: 1 October 1915

FateDied of wounds 12 May 1916
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialErquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine CHEADLE, Denham Court, Potts Point, Darlinghurst. Native of Wollongong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil