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Archibald James FOORD

Regimental number2360
Place of birthHackney, North London, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressNo 8 High Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Miss Ida Foord, No 14 Woodberry Road, Hoe Street, Walthamstow, Esssex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPTE (Acting Sergeant)
Unit name27th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1916
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parentss: William and Annie Elizabeth FOORD. Native of Hackney, London

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