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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Francis Patrick BOND

Born 1896 in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia [54]
Son of Patrick BOND and Sarah HOWELL [54]
Farmhand in Tambellup, Western Australia in 1915 [30: item 3097429]
Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force in Katanning on 31 May 1915 [30: item 3097429]
     On enlistment he was noted as 5 feet 5½ inches tall, weighing 135 lbs. with grew eyes, brown hair and a fair complexion [30]
     Began his service with the Australian Imperial Force at the Blackboy Hill military camp on 19 June 1915 [30]
     On 9 October 1915 at Blackboy Hill he was appointed to the 11th Reinforcements of the 11th Battalion [30]
     Embarked for overseas from Fremantle, Western Australia on the H.M.A.T. Ulysses on 2 November 1915 [30]
     Private 3286 in the Australian Imperial Force's 11th Battalion; served in France [30]
     Embarked Suez on the Commonwealth with Enteric Fever and disembarked in Fremantle WA on 22 February 1916 [30]
     After treatment for the Enteric Fever he was discharged from the Australian Imperial Force on 28 June 1916 [30]
After his discharge did a four month apprenticeship with the Railway Department; Linesman in Tambellup WA in 1917 [30]
Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force for the second time on 31 March 1917 in Northam WA [30]
     Embarked from Fremantle WA on the Port Lincoln on 30 June 1917 and disembarked in Suez on 6 August 1917 [30]
     Private 3593 in the Australian Imperial Force's 14th Australian General Hospital; served in Abbassia and Moascar in Egypt [30]
     On 10 November 1917 he was admitted to hospital for malaria; returned to duty on 19 January 1918 [30]
     After a number of hospitalisations embarked from Suez on 19 January 1919 and disembarked in Australia on 11 February 1919 [30]
     Awarded the 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory Medals; discharged from the Australian Imperial Force on 14 March 1919 [30]
Married Ivy May OSBORN in 1925 [66]
Labourer in Winchester 1925-1935 [19]
By 1938 he was living in Irwin Road, Dongara [19]
Died 10 August 1939; buried Utakarra Cemetery, Geraldton WA [26]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Francis Patrick Bond' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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