Douglas Frederick HANDFORD

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HANDFORD, Douglas Frederick

Service Number: 1601
Enlisted: 24 August 1914
Last Rank: Battery Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 7th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Dover, Kent, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Drillham, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Higher Grade School, Dover, Kent, England
Occupation: Railway Employee
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot I, Row I, Grave 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Miles War Memorial, Queensland Railways Toowoomba Employees
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Battery Sergeant Major, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
25 Sep 1914: Involvement SN 1601, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
25 Sep 1914: Embarked SN 1601, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Rangatira, Brisbane
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Battery Sergeant Major, SN 1601, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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