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Harold Arthur RETFORD

Regimental number3219
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Amport', Emma Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J E Retford, 'Amport', Emma Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDantzig Alley British Cemetery (Plot I, row D, Grave No. 2), Mametz, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane RETFORD, "Amport", Emma Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales. Native of Balmain, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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