Benjamin Gordon FRANCIS

FRANCIS, Benjamin Gordon

Service Number: 6079
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Blumberg, South Australia, 3 March 1892
Home Town: Murray Bridge, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Dairyman and farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 8 January 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Prowse Point Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Langhorne Creek Brinkley District WW1 Roll of Honour, Murray Bridge Hospital Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

6 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 6079, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Afric embarkation_ship_number: A19 public_note: ''
6 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 6079, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

Son of Benjamin Francis and Lilian Young