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John STANFORD

Regimental number2966
Place of birthGarra, New South Wales
SchoolGarra Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressManildra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Robert George Stanford, Spring Valley, Manildra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemtery (Plot XXV, Row E, Grave No. 14A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert George and Sarah Ann STANFORD, Spring Valley, Manildra, New South Wales. Native of Garra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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