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Regimental number6081
Place of birthCalawadda Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressCallawadda South, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Pickford, Callawadda South via Stawell, Victoria
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 2), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Silas and Amelia PICKFORD. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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