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Claude William STRAFORD

Regimental number1199
Place of birthMeredith Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationState school teacher
AddressGreat Western, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Straford, 1309 Dana Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Date of death15 July 1973
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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