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Full Name
Gilbert Bryan Francis
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Gilbert Bryan
Surname
Francis
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/2138
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
David Francis (father), Boncatt, Cardiganshire, Wales
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Care of H. Nelson, Konini, Pahiatua, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
244
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta
Date of Death
13 November 1915
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
D. VI. 2.
Biographical Notes
Gilbert Francis was the son of the Rev. David Francis, of Llandygwydd Vicarage, Cardiganshire, Wales.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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