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Patrick FORD

Regimental number429
Place of birthHelensburgh, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic and Public schools, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressHelensburgh, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Ford, Helensburg, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary FORD, 60 Nickson Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales. Native of Helensburgh, New South Wales

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