Francis Ellis BURLING

Francis Ellis Burling Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Carpenter
Enlisted
23-February-1917
Place
Toowoomba
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
6781
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
Embarked
14-June-1917
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
December 1918
Notes

Francis Burling arrived in France in April 1918 following eight months in England. In July in the field he displaced cartilage in his knee and was hospitalised in France, then England. He returned to Australia in December and was discharged in March 1919. He was 22.

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