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George Frederick BEDFORD

Regimental number222
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolOlga Board School, Bethnal Green, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRule maker
Address141 Arundel Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bedford, 10 Leabridge Road, London, England
Previous military serviceEnlisted in the Royal Horse Artillery at 18.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 November 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death9 November 1917
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row B, Grave No. 18), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Raglan and Emma BEDFORD, 135 Graham Road, Dalston, England
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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