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John HANDFORD

Regimental number2185
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, Charles Handford, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death25 July 1951

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