Percy Oswald FORD

Regimental number1992
AddressBelmore Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Ford, Belmore Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military service43rd Infantry
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1992B
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 30 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
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Photo: Kent Fedorowich

Meritorious Service Medal

'For continuous hard work and devotion to duty as Clerk in 'A 7 Q' Branches of Divisional Headquarters. This N.C.O. has at all times carried out his duties in a most conscientious and cheerful manner, regardless of the demand made upon him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 868 Lt Cecil Louis FORD, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 February 1973
Age at death77
Place of burialGoulburn General Cemetery, New South Wales