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Wilfred Frank FORD

Regimental number749
Place of birthKooringa, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressKooringa, Burra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.11
Height5' 10"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frank Ford, Kooringa, Burra, South Australia
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia, 5 July 1915 (for discharge: venereal disease, gonorrhoea); disembarked Melbourne, 6 August 1915; transferred from Langwarrin Venereal Hospital to Broadmeadowns Camp, 13 August 1915.

Posted as a deserter, 18 November 1915.

War medals: forfeited eligibility.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 2110 Francis FORD for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORD Wilfred Frank

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