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William James Battiss FORD

Regimental number5832
Place of birthDalby Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSelector
AddressTaroom, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marian Ford, Taroom, Queensland
Enlistment date7 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Date of death6 July 1955
Place of burialTaroom Cemetery

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