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Edward James Crichton GLASSFORD

Regimental number4420
Place of birthNeutral Bay, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
AddressClifton Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, D M Glassford, Bennett Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No.36), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jean GLASSFORD. Native of Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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