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Robert Paul FORD

Regimental number5651
Place of birthNorth Sydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address28 Dalton Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Mary Forde, 28 Dalton Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: Railway Companies
Promotion date: 2 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: Railway Companies
Promotion date: 2 April 1919

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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