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Francis Henry CORRY

Regimental number4667
Place of birthEchuca Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFisherman
AddressEchuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Francis Corry, Barmah, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 December 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialMessines ridge British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 24), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Minnie CORRY, Percy Street, Echuca, Victoria
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins killed and one cousin MM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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