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James Patrick FORD

Regimental number4603
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressHalf-way House Hotel, Pyrmont, sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Darcy Ford, Half-way House Hotel, Pyrmont, sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


General good service and devotion to duty.
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Date of death7 February 1956
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery

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