KINDLEN, Francis

Service Number: 313
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Train
Born: Dundee, (state), Scotland, 1883
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm hand
Died: 16 September 1943, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
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World War 1 Service

18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 313, 1st Divisional Train
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 313, 1st Divisional Train, HMAT Afric, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Glenunga International High School

Francis Kindlen enlisted at the age of 32 years and had a scar on his left knee and his left eye.

When he was discharged he was 35 years of age. Francis had gained one new scar on the base thumb of his left hand

Francis Kindlen stated he had done 12 1/2 years of military service before enlisting. Francis’s job in the army was a driver for the 1st divisional train. His rank was that of a Private, and he earned 5 shillings per diem (day).