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Francis Paul EASTON

Regimental number317
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolKelvin Grove State School, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Easton, Wilcox Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 19 November 1918
Place of death or woundingKatia, Egypt
Date of death19 November 1915
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHaider Pasha Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 16), Constantinople, Asia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam Edward and Eliza EASTON
Family/military connectionsTwo Cousins killed in France
Miscellaneous detailsP O W BURIED TURKEY

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