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James Percy RETCHFORD

Regimental number3398
Place of birthRedditch England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressMaylands, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eunice Retchford, Windcliffe, Ninth Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Date of death14 November 1942
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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