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George FORD

Regimental number2170
Place of birthQueensland
SchoolMurray's Creek State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressMurrays Creek via Bundaberg, North Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, Walter Ford, Murrays Creek via Bundaberg, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialFort Pitt Military Cemetery (Grave No. 1465), Kent, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann FORD. Native of Bundaberg, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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