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Joseph Patrick BAMFORTH

Regimental number2890
Place of birthTumbarumba, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSleeper-cutter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. S. Bamforth, 2 Stirling Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 December 1915
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 February 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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