Francis Henry RANSLEY


RANSLEY, Francis Henry

Service Number: 16416
Enlisted: 30 May 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Field Ambulance
Born: Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Paddington, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 31 October 1917
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
Plot LV11, Row B, Grave 23, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leichhardt War Memorial, Llandilo WW1 Roll of Honor, Petersham Fort Street High School Great War Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

30 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 16416, Sydney, New South Wales
19 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 16416, Army Medical Corps (AIF), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 16416, Army Medical Corps (AIF), RMS Orontes, Sydney
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 16416, 3rd Field Ambulance, 2nd Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Shadlow Ransley and Annie Louisa Ransley of 46 Windsor Street, Paddington, NSW. William also served returning to Australia on 1 February 1918 having served with the Field Ambulance

 Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal