John Joseph FRANCIS

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FRANCIS, John Joseph

Service Number: QX26239
Enlisted: 29 December 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cowra, New South Wales, Australia , 13 February 1917
Home Town: Carool, Tweed, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, New Guinea, 21 June 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Grave Q. C. 3. INSCRIPTION LOVINGLY REMEMBERED BY WIFE AND CHILDREN
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN QX26239
29 Dec 1941: Enlisted
21 Jun 1943: Involvement Private, SN QX26239, 2nd/6th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 26 and the son of Joseph Thomas Francis and Elizabeth Francis; husband of Sylvia Rita May Francis, of Carool, New South Wales.

 

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