William Owen MUMFORD

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MUMFORD, William Owen

Service Number: 7271
Enlisted: 9 November 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Moulamein, Wakool, New South Wales
Schooling: Golden Square State School, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 3 October 1917
Cemetery: Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ypres
Plot V1, Row C, Grave 18 - Inscription: Sadly missed to memory ever dear
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Golden Square District
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World War 1 Service

9 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7271, Melbourne, Victoria
19 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7271, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7271, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
1 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 23rd Infantry Battalion
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7271, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Menin Road
3 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7271, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Howard and Margaret Ann Mumford 111 Honeysuckle Street, Bendigo, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

22 July 1921 - his mother wrote to Base Records saying that she had not received of William's belongings