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Joseph Patrick FORD

Regimental number2328
Date of birth25 May 1895
Place of birthJallukar, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Ford, Moyston PO, Mount Ararat, Victoria
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1920
Discharge date27 August 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4491 Pte Frederick FORD, 58th Bn, died of wounds, 3 March 1918; 4479 Bombardier James Leslie FORD, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; Nephew: 3043 Driver Sidney FORD, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 November 1966
Age at death71
Place of burialMooroopna Cemetery, Victoria

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