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May Florence STAFFORD

Place of birthNyngan, New South Wales
Other NamesStafford, Mary Florence
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEast Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Miss M Mackereth, 17 Florence Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceCertificates 12th Medical 1st Surgery Adelaide Hospital
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1917
Date of death20 March 1919
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles James and Lucy STAFFORD. Native of Nyngan, New South Wales
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'A24', 25 August 1917; disembarked HT 'Benalla', Melbourne, 24 October 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; died before discharge.

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

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, STAFFORD May Florence

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