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Roy Ogilvie FORDHAM

Regimental number184
Date of birth19 August 1893
Place of birthSt Peters, South Australia
SchoolPublic School Norwood and School of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia (dux of class at Public School)
AddressTusmore Avenue, Marryatville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George William Fordham, Tusmore Avenue, Marryatville, South Australia
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death24
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Jane FORDHAM, Tusmore Avenue, Marryatville, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother Horace Utting Fordham served with Tenth Battalion and died at Egypt. (G. Fordham, Father)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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