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David Percival BURFORD

Regimental number859
Place of birthParnaroo, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressYacka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Burford, Yacka, South Australia
Enlistment date28 February 1916
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 RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3767 Pte Albert Henry BURFORD, 32nd Bn, died of wounds, 21 February 1917; 6049 Pte Allan Clarence BURFORD; 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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