Francis Thomas Michael Malone was born in Mount Egerton, VIC and was living in Ballarat as a Clerk by trade when he enlisted in the 37th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement on 2 October 1916 at the age of 23. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917. In September he joined the 37th Battalion in France and within a month he had been wounded in action. He was evacuated to England for treatment for a gunshot wound to his left wrist. He returned to France in March 1918 but was again wounded when on June 4th he suffered a severe gunshot wound that fractured his left arm. He was evacuated to hospital at Rouen in France and then to hospital in London. He departed England on December 11th 1918 on the Saxon and disembarked at Melbourne on January 30th 1919. He was discharged as æmedically unfit – disability'.
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