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Luke SIFORD

Regimental number3279
Place of birthJarviahdale, Murray, South Australia
SchoolJarviahdale Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressJarrahdale, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Luke Siford senr, Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied as a Prisoner of War.
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 10 January 1917
Place of death or woundingThilloy, France
Date of death29 July 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialValle Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. II), Vis-en-Artois, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Luke and Eliza SIFORD, Jarrahdale, Western Australia

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