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James Alfred BRANFORD

Regimental number1125
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
SchoolSolomontown Public School, Port Pirie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Elijah Branford, Emma Street, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied as a result of accident 7 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28.6
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetry (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elijah and the late Elizabeth BRANFORD, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia

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