Alfred James BRANFORD


BRANFORD, Alfred James

Service Number: 1125
Enlisted: 16 September 1914
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Laura, South Australia , 8 January 1891
Home Town: Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Schooling: Solomontown Public School, Port Pirie, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed by a bolting horse , France , 7 July 1918, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Vignacourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1125, 16th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1125, 16th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1125, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
25 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Alfred James BRANFORD was born in Laura, South Australia on 8th January, 1891

His parents were Elijah BRANFORD and Elizabeth Ann DENMAN