Francis Mayfield BEST

BEST, Francis Mayfield

Service Number: S3074
Enlisted: 31 May 1916, Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: Field Company Engineers
Born: Kybunga, South Australia, 9 January 1887
Home Town: Linden Park, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Illness, Toorak Gardnes, SA, Australia, 16 September 1944, aged 57 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
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Memorials: Adelaide Scots Church WW1 Honour Board, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Blyth Boys of the Blyth District WW1 Roll of Honour , Blyth Kybunga Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

31 May 1916: Enlisted Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
8 Aug 1917: Embarked Field Company Engineers, HMAT Anchises, Sydney
8 Aug 1917: Involvement Field Company Engineers, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '5' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Anchises embarkation_ship_number: A68 public_note: ''

World War 2 Service

25 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, S3074
25 Aug 1941: Involvement Lieutenant Colonel, S3074
25 Aug 1941: Enlisted Keswick, SA
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, S3074
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed

Son of Tom Charles BEST and Eva Anne nee MAYFIELD