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James MUFFORD

Regimental number6854
Place of birthSurry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street State School, Redfern, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Sofia Mufford, 351 Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed on troopship A11, Wandilla, 1914.
Enlistment date12 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah Sophia MUFFORD, 351 Fitzroy Street, Melbourne. Victoria. Native of Surrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law to Pte Frederick Charles Bartlett wounded and loss of left leg in Gallipoli April 25 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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