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Regimental number3918
Place of birthPaxford Parish, England
SchoolCounty Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEast Shelbourne, via Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Mumford, Mount Pleasant, Blockley, Worcester, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorials.
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 December 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave L, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane MUMFORD, Mount Pleasant, Blockley, Worcs., England

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