Francis Raymond AITKEN

Badge Number: S5804, Sub Branch: Unley

AITKEN, Francis Raymond

Service Number: 7200
Enlisted: 13 January 1917, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goodwood, Sa, 14 June 1899
Home Town: Forestville, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Daw Park, SA, 30 November 1971, aged 72 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
RSL Wall 118 G001
Memorials: Unley HB01 Town Hall*
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
23 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7200, 10th Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7200, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of David Thomas AITKEN and Clara Linda nee THOMPSON


Mother, Mrs C L Aitken, 89 Leader Street, Forestville, South Australia. 


His father David Thomas Aitken served in the 10th Battalion.


Returned to Australia 6 July 1919