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William Robert TEDFORD

Regimental number3233
Place of birthGlenvale, Queensland
SchoolGlenvale State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressRobb Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Tedford, Robb Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military service11th Infantry; Served in the Cadets.
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Collective Grave, Plot XIII, Row F, Grave No 10-11), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Originally recorded as 'No known grave' and listed on the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux; buried in a collective grave with 3012 Pte J. MOORE and 7225 Pte A.C. ROCKLIFFE, whose intermingled remains were discovered at Dernancourt, 13 September 1978.~ Parents: Robert and Susan TEDFORD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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