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Bertram FOORD

Regimental number5360
Place of birthPlumpton, Sussex, England
SchoolCouncil School, Ringmer, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, S Blunt, Shortgate Farm, Laughton Sussex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialChester Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane FOORD. Native of Ringmer, Sussex, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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