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Arthur Gordon BAMFORD

Regimental number3905
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressGnotuk, Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Joseph Ernest Bamford, Gnotuk, Camperdown, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date8 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death28 August 1918
Age at death21.7
Place of burialEterpigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Ernest and Emma Elizabeth BAMFORD. Born at Camperdown Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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