Cecil Augustus FRANCIS

FRANCIS, Cecil Augustus

Service Number: 1359
Enlisted: 19 May 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 14 November 1878
Home Town: Wentworth, Wentworth, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bushman
Died: Wentworth, cause of death not yet discovered, date not yet discovered
Cemetery: Wentworth Cemetery, New South Wales
Church of England Section. Buried with his wife Edith Alice Francis
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World War 1 Service

19 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
14 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, 1359, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
14 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, 1359, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 1359, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Date unknown: Wounded 1359

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Biography

Cecil was the fourth son of Henry Sydney and Harriet Francis of Adelaide.  He married Edith Alice Wright on the 25 August 1911 at their home in Philip Street North Brokent Hill N.S.W.

 

They had four sons, Cecil Augustus JR, Leonard Gilbert, Sydney Clarence and Frederic Lawrence Lancelot Francis.