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Alfred James FORDHAM

Regimental number3773
Place of birthMucking, Essex, England
Place of birthMucking Ford, Essex, England
SchoolChurch School, Mucking, Ford, Essex, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Mrs Nora Warren, 3 Washington Road, London, England
Enlistment date27 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of T.B.
FateDied of disease 24 February 1918
Place of death or woundingSuton , Salisbury
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 325, Row D, Grave No. 15), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Alfred and Mary Ann FORDHAM

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