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Ernest FORD

Regimental number6085
Place of birthBogan Gate New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address3 Edward Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs Lilian Burton, 3 Edward Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Date of death2 February 1965
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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