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Albert Henry BURFORD

Regimental number3767
Date of birth6 May 1882
Place of birthParnaroo or Yacka, South Australia
AddressYacka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Burford, Yacka, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 July 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33.9
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary BURFORD, Yacka, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6049 Pte Allan Clarence BURFORD, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917; 859 Lance Corporal David Percival BURFORD, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Died at the 1st South Midland Casualty Clearing Station, France from the effects of gassing.Was the son of John and Mildred Burford. After leaving Australia he spent six weeks at a camp in England before being sent to France. War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. Plot 6 Row A Grave No. 10
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURFORD Albert Henry

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