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Francis CARLING (Private NX24954)
Birth: 23 Dec 1915 Moss Vale NSW
Father: John Stanislaus CARLING ( - 1947)
Mother: Margaret ( - 1961)
Enlisted: 30 May 1941 Paddington NSW
Residence: 45 Purcell St. Elderslie NSW
Next of Kin: John Carling
Unit : 2/1 Australian Infantry Battalion.
Death: 5 Dec 1942 Papua New Guinea
Cemetery: Bomana War Cemetery Port Moresby New Guinea
Roll of Hon: Soldiers Memorial Macarthur Park Camden NSW
Photo courtesy Camden Historical Society (from Joyce Thorn scrapbook)
Private Francis CARLING participated in the September 1941 offensive in the Middle East. He returned home from North Africa and was posted to New Guinea with his regiment. He died of wounds on 5 Dec 1942 in Papua New Guinea age 23.
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