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Harold RETCHFORD

Date of birth9 September 1877
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPharmaceutical
AddressWattle Valley Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs M F Retchford, Wattle Valley Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceRofO
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 119
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
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Captain


Unit: 5th Division Artillery
Promotion date: 1 September 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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