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William Frank ALFORD

Regimental number6457
Place of birthNewry, Victoria
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressTarra Valley via Traralgon, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Alford, 244 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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