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Regimental number1062
Place of birthFarina, South Australia
SchoolFarina Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFarina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Stanford, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 December 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Messines Battle (Belgium)
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah STANFORD, Rosetta Street, Walkerville, South Australia. Native of Farina, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STANFORD Harry Max

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