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Frederick Francis FORD

Regimental number1161
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
SchoolConvent (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationContractor
AddressBourke Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Henry Ford, Bourke Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 23 November 1917
Place of death or woundingWounded Bearsheba. Died Port Said
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Hannah FORD, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1392 Sergeant William Thoms FORD, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919; 1391 Sergeant George Henry FORD, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.

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