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John Edward COMERFORD

Regimental number1903
Place of birthYoung New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressRockdale, Temora Road, Young, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Comerford, Australian Hotel, Young, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1903A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery (Grave No. 523), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Laura COMERFORD. Native of Young, New South Wales

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