Francis James INGLIS


INGLIS, Francis James

Service Number: 6286
Enlisted: 8 June 1916, Ballarat, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Naracoorte, South Australia, October 1879
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Port Pirie Public School
Occupation: Salvation Army Officer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 June 1918
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6286, Ballarat, Victoria
11 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6286, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6286, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
5 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6286, 6th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...6286 Private Francis James Inglis, 6th Battalion, a 36 year old Salvation Army Officer from Ararat, Victoria when he enlisted in the AIF on 8 June 1916. He embarked for overseas with the 20th Reinforcements from Melbourne on 11 September 1916 aboard HMAT Euripides. While serving on the Western Front, Pte Inglis was killed in action on 5 June 1918 and is buried in the La Dreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck, France..." - SOURCE (