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.