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Franc Samuel Falkiner Carse

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Topic: Franc Samuel Falkiner Carse
Posted By: Peter Trounson
Subject: Franc Samuel Falkiner Carse
Date Posted: 20 Jan 2012 at 13:04
The original can be viewed at the University of Melbournes website at -:

http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectId=FADD00C8-1422-207C-BA34DFB47CA70583 - http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectId=FADD00C8-1422-207C-BA34DFB47CA70583


Carse, Franc Samuel Falkiner

Enrolled 1904.
 
Melbourne Church of England Grammar School; Trinity College; LL.B.; held a commission in the Field Artillery, and was placed on the Reserve of the Officers in 1912; first Chairman of the Liberal Speakers’ Association, and a candidate for the Fawkner seat at 1913 Federal Elections.
 
Enlisted 1 May 1915; selected for special duty with Artillery, and sent straight to Gallipoli (July 1915); invalided to England October 1915; France, with 4th Division Artillery, 3 July 1916; commanded 111th Howitzer Battalion and appointed Battery Captain 21 January 1917. After suppressing a fire in an ammunition dump he was hit while walking back to his dugout by a stray shell, and died in the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station next morning, 2 May 1917. He was buried in the Grevillers British Cemetery.
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http://history.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectid=062CD10F-1422-207C-BA214E787421BBCA&photoID=61&displaySeries=">Franc Samuel Falkiner Carse 


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