Francis CAVERS


CAVERS, Francis

Service Number: 1745
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rulewater, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Dalby, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 April 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave X. F. 19. INSCRIPTION UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY , Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1745, 9th Infantry Battalion
8 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1745, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Brisbane
5 Apr 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 1745, 49th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 24 and the son of William McLean Cavers and Margaret Robson Jepps Cavers; husband of Elizabeth Creighton Cavers, of 1, Drumlaurig Square, Hawick, Scotland.

He is remembered on the Hawick Municipal Roll of Honour at Wilton Lodge Public Park, Hawick, Scotland.[UKNIWM Ref: 44298 ]