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Cyril Claude MASHFORD

Regimental number763
Place of birthNeutral Bay, New South Wales
SchoolNeutral Bay Superior Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingSydney Technical College, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSutherland Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Mashford, Sutherland Avenue, Neutral Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded three times once in Gallipoli and twice in France. Died of pneumonia in a military hospital in England.
FateDied of disease 24 February 1917
Age at death24.3
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHaverstock (St. Edith) Churchyard, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah MASHFORD, 38 Sutherland Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother to Lieut R L Mashford Wireless Officer Aust Corps MM mention in despatches.

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