Francois Emanuel (Francis ) AARONS


AARONS, Francois Emanuel

Service Number: NX65168
Enlisted: 23 July 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 110 Casualty Clearing Station
Born: Darlinghurst, Sydney NSW , 25 December 1913
Home Town: Paddington, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, 2 December 1942, aged 28 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Ref. A IV, Grave 10, El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein, Marsa Matruh, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN NX65168
23 Jul 1940: Enlisted SN NX65168, 110 Casualty Clearing Station
2 Dec 1942: Wounded Australian Army (Post WW2), SN NX65168


Sydney Morning Herald 2nd December, 1943

AARONS. -In memory of my beloved husband Sgt Francois Aarons killed in action Middle East December 2 1942

AARONS.-In loving memory of our dear son and brother NX65168 Sgt Francois Emanuel Aarons killed in action Mersa Matruh, M E. December 2 1942. Inserted by father, mother , brother and sister.

AARONS. -Sgt F. E., NX65168 A noble soul called to a higher life. Deeply mourned by his parents, brother, Jim (returned RAAF) and sister Anita. Interred Mersa Matruh.

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Francois was also known as Francis

His parents were Emanuel & Alvis AARONS

He enlisted in Paddington on 23rd July, 1940 with the Australian Army Medical Corp.  (2/3 Casualty Clearing Station)

Francois married Olive Carmen QUINN in 1940 in Cowra NSW

He was killed in action on 2nd December, 1942 in Egypt aged 28 years

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