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Herbert Gordon Maxwell RANFORD

Regimental number3183
Place of birthSemaphore South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressSemaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Joseph Ranford, Paxton Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Karmala on 8 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 954 Lance Corporal Clem RANFORD, 3rd Light Horse, killed in action, 31 October 1917; 183 Sergeant Joseph Marmion RANFORD, 1st Light Horse, killed in action, 4 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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