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Michael Joseph FORD

Regimental number73
Place of birthCroydon, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J J Ford, Cloncurry, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1915
Place of death or woundingShell Green, Dardanelles, Turkey
Age at death25.7
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Joseph and Maria Bridget FORD, Merinda, Bowen, Queensland. Native of Croydon, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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