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Regimental number7012
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address49 Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Miss Ellen Sandford, 49 Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Field Artillery.
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialVreucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Agnes SANDFORD
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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