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Robert Allan FORD

Regimental number4174
Place of birthBurra South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKooringa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Ford, Kooringa, South Australia
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2110 Company Quarter Master Sergeant Francis FORD, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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