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Walter Barton BAMFORD

Regimental number7693
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address20 Queen Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Wiltshire, Rosebank, Park View Road, Alphington, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circularb. 16/7/1878; wounded in France, died in Bristol Hospital, 8/9/18
FateDied of wounds 8 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBristol, England
Date of death8 September 1918
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialBristol (Arno's Vale) Cemetery (Row 7, Grave No. 711), Gloucestershire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ellen Sophia BAMFORD. Born at Macdonald Town, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsDIED AT BRISTOL HOSPITAL, UK

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