Thomas Walter FORD


FORD, Thomas Walter

Service Numbers: 392, 393
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Enoggera, QLD
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, 1895
Home Town: Enoggera, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Boys Grammar, Queensland
Occupation: Medical Student
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 31
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, East Brisbane War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Maryborough Albert State School War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 392, Enlisted at Enoggera, QLD
28 Aug 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Corporal, SN 393, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Corporal, SN 393, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 392, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Sydney Herbert Foord and Emma Mary Ford of 'Jesma' 50 Gladstone Road, South Brisbane, QLD. Brother of Sydney Kelso Ford who was killed in action on 23 July 1916 while serving with the 9th Battalion and no known grave. Name appears on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal