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Regimental number2629
Place of birthToft, Cambridgeshire, England
SchoolCouncil Schools, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRailway Hotel, Junee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Arthur John Radford, Childerly Hall, Cambridge, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert Wood, Belgium
Age at death26.1
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, row B, Grave No. 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice RADFORD, Childerley, Caxton, Cambridge, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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