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Matthew Sharratt FORD

Regimental number2595
Place of birthNewtown England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKillarney, Coogee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Brooke Street, Alfred Ford, Ivycot, Abermule Mount, North Wales
Enlistment date16 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Brigade Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLe Frand Hassard Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 6), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fanny and the late Alfred FORD, ivycot, Abermule, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Native of Newtown, Montgomeryshire
Other details

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

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