FRANCIS, Walter Joseph
(Service number 60929)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||3 March 1885||Place of Birth||Wairuna|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs V. M. FRANCIS (wife), 66 North Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||30th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||13 October 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
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|Date||27 February 1970||Age||84 years|
|Place of Death||Auckland|
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Walter Joseph Francis was one of the large family of Anthony and Julia (née Corcoran) Francis. His brother Lawrence patrick Francis was killed in action in 1918 in France.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 November 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [11 November 2016]
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