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Thomas Francis STRAFFORD

Regimental number4261
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Patrick's (Catholic) School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address132 Kent Street, Millers Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Strafford, 132 Kent Street, Millers Point, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date23 August 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Johanna STRAFFORD, 132 Kent Street, Millers Point, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers served in the AIF abroad.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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