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Alfred Sandle FORD

ReligionChurch of England
Address'Wanda', Portsea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A S Ford, 'Wanda', Portsea, Victoria
Previous military service23rd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Belgium Criox de Guerre

Recommendation date: 11 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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