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Norman Leslie Albert RETCHFORD

Regimental number7284
Place of birthEastwood South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressHyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H R Retchford, 53 Edgeware Road, Hyde Park, South Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot V, Row H, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Herminia RETCHFORD, Ann Street, West Croydon, South Australia. Native of Adelaide
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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