Francis Radford NOEL

NOEL, Francis Radford

Service Number: 2373
Enlisted: 14 June 1916, Enlisted at Narrabri, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom, 1894
Home Town: Gunnedah, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Schooling: Emmanuel School, Wandsworth Common, London, England,
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in Action, France, 8 May 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

14 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2373, 34th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Narrabri, NSW
17 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2373, 34th Infantry Battalion
17 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2373, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
30 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 34th Infantry Battalion, In the field
8 May 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, 2373, 34th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 20 Years

Address at the time of enlistment was 'Pullimang', Gunnedah, NSW

Son of  Percy and Annie Louisa (nee Wills) Noel of 29 John Street, Bedford Row, London, England

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal