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William George SCOTCHFORD

Regimental number2024
Place of birthScotland
SchoolFulham Palace Road School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E. Scotchford, Hammersmith, London, England
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Special Memorial, Row C, Grave No. 45), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Margaret SCOTCHFORD, 8 Ancill Street, Hammersmith, London, England. Native of Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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