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Edwin FORD

Regimental number7009
Place of birthWillenhall, Staffordshire, England
SchoolWillenhall Board Schools Willenhall, Staffordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNo Fixed Address
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr E L Ford, 34 Fisher Street, Wittenhall, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 July 1918
Place of death or woundingBelieved to be Villers-Bretonneux, 1918, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLa Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 3), Hazebrouck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin John and Florence FORD, 34 Fisher Street, Willenhall, Staffs
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War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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