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Alexander Henry BASFORD

Regimental number6032
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWharf Road, Concord, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Constance Mary Basford, Hinemoa, George Street, Homebush, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 28 September 1919
Date of death19 March 1971
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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