Francis Patrick DARCY

DARCY, Francis Patrick

Service Number: 3344
Enlisted: 12 August 1915, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Lauriston, Victoria, 1896
Home Town: Kyneton, Macedon Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bender in Clifton Wheel Co.
Memorials: Kyneton Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3344, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria.
4 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3344, Embarked on HMAT 'A35' Berrima from Melbourne on 4th July 1916, disembarked Devonport, England on 22nd August 1916 and marched into Larkhill on 23rd August 1916.
23 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 8th Training Battalion
12 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3344, 8th Training Battalion, Proceeded overseas to France from Folkestone.
25 Nov 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 29th Infantry Battalion
8 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Mining Corps, Detached from 29th Battalion for duty with Mining Corps.
14 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 29th Infantry Battalion
12 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 32nd Infantry Battalion
8 May 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3344, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Embarked on HT Devanha from England on 8th May 1919, disembarking Melbourne 23rd June 1919.
7 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3344, 32nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Jessie DARCY (nee CHRISTIE - born 1858 Hobart Tasmania, died 18th June 1950 Lauriston Victoria) of Hutton Street, Kyneton Victoria and James Patrick DARCY born 10th September 1857, Windsor died 16th March 1908 Lauriston Victoria.

Brother of

  • Albert James  DARCY (born 1880 Kyneton, Victoria died 1930 Daylesford, Victoria)
  • Olive DARCY (born 1882 Kyneton, Victoria, died 1962 Mentone, Victoria).  Married Edwin SHORT 1901 (born 7th July 1873 died 16th April 1914) Re-married Henry ALLISON 1923 (born 1870)
  • Ruby Irene DARCY (born 1884 Kens, Victoria) Married Reuben James BONSER 1919
  • John DARCY (born 1886 Kyneton, Victoria)
  • 1628 George Edgar DARCY - 38th Infantry Battalion, returned to Australia 31st December 1916 (born 1887 Kyneton, Victoria died 3rd July 1919 Frankston, Victoria) Married Florence McSWEENEY 1917
  • Frederick Gordon DARCY (born 1888 Kyneton, Victoria)
  • 7221 Private Thomas Raymond DARCY - 1st Machine Gun Battalion, returned to Australia 27th July 1919 (born 1890 Lauriston, Victoria died 23rd February 1969) Married Mary Beatrice HEIN 1912 (died 23rd October 1957)
  • Lucie DARCY (born 1892 Lauriston, Victoria died 1916 Daylesford, Victoria)
  • 5635 Driver Percy DARCY - 13th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia April 1919 (born 1894 Lauriston, Victoria)
  • Brother of Edward Charles DARCY (born 1898 Lauriston, Victoria)

 

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