For those who made the ultimate sacrifice we salute you- Series

No 8 Cecil Charles Andrew Franz

Cecil Charles Andrew was born on the 4/11/1893 son of William and Margaret Franz. After Arthur went to war Cecil looked after the dairy but on receiving a ‘white feather’ episode, decided to join up on the 3/11/1916

He joined 42 Batt. 7th Reinforcement Regimental No 3031-embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A13 Wiltshire 7/2/1917 serving in Bonnay (Somme) France.

He died on the 26/5/1918 – admitted to King Georges London suffering a gunshot wound in the spine and died soon afterwards.

He was buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey London.

Roll on Honour Australian War Memorial No 135.

Cecil Charles Andrew Franz
The hills of home
Bonnay France
Brookwood Military Cemetery Surrey England

Published by Nelle

I am interested in writing short stories for my pleasure and my family's but although I have published four family books I will not go down that path again but still want what I write out there so I will see how this goes

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