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William Owen MUMFORD

Regimental number7271
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolGolden Square State School, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMoulamein, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H Mumford, Golden Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme and was a Cadet in Golden Square State School.
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.4
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 18), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Howard and Margaret Ann MUMFORD, 111 Honeysuckle Street, Bendigo, Victoria. Native of Golden Gully, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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