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Henry Brown FORD

Regimental number2173
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPoultry farmer
AddressSpring Vale Road, Spring Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinSister, Miss Annie Ford, Spring Vale Road, Spring Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ann FORD. Native of Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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