John Henry FORD

Regimental number5321
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
AddressOld Cemetery Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 10.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Jane Ford, c/o Mrs J Dower, York Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1916
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 29 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma FORD
Discharge date19 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Margha', 18 January 1919; arrived Melbourne for Brisbane, 5 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 19 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death6 January 1937
Age at death50
Place of burialCharters Towers Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORD John Henry