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Albert RETCHFORD

Regimental number2144
ReligionBaptist
OccupationArtist
AddressCessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Mrs Hannah Haylock, Rhyle Avenue, Wayville, South Australia
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Albert Omega Retchford on NR
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 8), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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