Bambra Names

 Anzac hat KIAErnest Leslie FORD

Service No:    6309
Rank:             Private
Unit:               24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement

Born 1/1/1894, Bambra
Son of Samuel and Ann Ford from Dean’s Marsh
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a labourer

Ernest enlisted 19/02/1916 at Melbourne as a single man
He embarked for overseas 23/11/1916 from Melbourne on HMAT A20 Hororata
Served in Western Front
He was decorated with the    Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Killed in Action 5/10/1918

 

 

Anzac hat KIACharles  HARRIS

Service No:    905
Rank:             Private
Unit:               21st Battalion, D Company

Born 1/1/1890, Bambra
Son of Beny and Ann Harris from Colac
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a labourer
Charles enlisted 6/04/1915 at Daylesford as a single man
He embarked for overseas 10/05/1915 from Melbourne on HMAT A38 Ulysses
Served in Gallipoli
Died as a result of wounds 14/11/1915

 

Anzac hat KIAJames HENRY

Service No:    2026
Rank:             Private
Unit:               31st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement

Born 17/7/1888, Bambra
Son of Charles and Jessie Trigg from South Melbourne
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a labourer

James enlisted 3/11/1915 at Armidale, NSW as a single man
He embarked for overseas 18/02/1916 from Melbourne on HMAT A70 Ballarat
Served in Western Front
Killed in Action 4/8/1916

 

 

Anzac hatCharles Edward WINDRIDGE

Service No:    2113
Rank:             Lieutenant
Unit:               300th Mechanical Transport, Army Service Corps (17th Divisional

Born 1885, Derby, England
Son of Charles and Fanny Windridge from England
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a electrical Engineer

Charles enlisted 2/10/1914 at Albert Park as a Single man
He embarked for overseas 22/12/1914 from Melbourne on HMAT A40 Ceramic
Served in France
Returned to Australia 22/11/1919

 

 


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Anzac hat KIACharles HARRIS

Service No:    905
Rank:             Private
Unit:               21st Battalion, D Company

Born 1890, Bambra
Son of Benny and Ann Harris from Colac
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a labourer

Charles enlisted 6/04/1915 at Daylesford as a single man
He embarked for overseas 10/05/1915 from Melbourne on HMAT A38 Ulysses
Served in Gallipoli
Died as a result of wounds 14/11/19115

 

 

 

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