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Arthur Rex FORD

Regimental number1552
Place of birthNorth Sydney New South Wales
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressRockness, Rangers' Avenue, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Arthur Paradke Ford, Rockness, Rangers' Avenue, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3305 Pte Kenrick Harold FORD, 35th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.
Date of death14 December 1988

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