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Francis Bernard DUKE

Regimental number3275
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
AddressSouth Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Duke, East Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNorwich Cemetery (54, 719), Norfolk.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Bairnsdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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