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Edward Morgan FORD

Regimental number6184
Place of birthMerrylands, New South Wales
SchoolSt. Joseph's Catholic School, Royalle, NSW
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address309 Katherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Morgan Ford, 309 Katherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMember of Armadale Rifle Club
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row D, Grave No. 4), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Morgan and Harriett FORD, Bonner Avenue, Manly, New South Wales. Native of Merrylands, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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