Francis DEVLIN

DEVLIN, Francis

Service Number: 2617
Enlisted: 12 February 1916, Geelong, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Marcus Hill, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
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World War 1 Service

12 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2617, 29th Infantry Battalion, Geelong, Vic.
14 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2617, 29th Infantry Battalion
14 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2617, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
22 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 8th Machine Gun Company, France
27 Mar 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, France
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2617, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, The Battle of Amiens
31 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2617, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne
29 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2617, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal
12 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2617, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, RTA 5 July 1919 for discharge.

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