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John Martin FORD

Regimental number453
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBlowhard, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Ford, Blowhard near Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "8-9 September 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918

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