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Arthur Samuel FORD (1875-1942)

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Catherine Ford nee Sheridan

Arthur Samuel FORD,1 son of John Edward FORD (1830- ) and Mary HAYES (1836- ), was born on 3 July 1875 in Bombala, NSW.1,2,3 He was a follower of the catholic faith .4 In August 1914 he was a labourer .4

he served in World War I . After having previously served in the Boer War, he enlisted on 28 or 29 August 1914 as a Gunner. His regimental number was 2483. He was assigned to the Divisional Ammunition Column Section 1. His unit embarked from Sydney NSW on HMAT "Argyleshire" on 18 October 1914. He returned to Australia on 6 June 1918. He is recorded on the Nominal Roll as a driver with the Australian Corps School.4

he died (aged 66) on 11 June 1942 at the BDM District in Randwick, NSW.1,5,6 He was buried in 1942 in Rookwood cemetery in Lidcombe, NSW.6 He had a relationship with Catherine SHERIDAN.

 

It is unknown whether Arthur and Catherine ever married.

 

Catherine SHERIDAN1 and Arthur Samuel FORD had the following children:

 

Sylvestor FORD ( - ) (known as 'Silver')

Vincent FORD ( - )

Anastasia FORD ( - )

Eileen Adele FORD (1914-1995)

Daphne Frances FORD (1920-1993)

Citations

1{S0101}, Internet (WCP) McNamara : re GRADY and HAYES (Rootsweb World Connect Project : http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=:2471560). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: 21 May 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 8228 / 1875
3{S0611}, Internet (The AIF Project). http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=100933. Cit. Date: 21 May 2010. Assessment: Unreliable.
His birth is incorrectly recorded as 3 July 1879
4{S0611}, Internet (The AIF Project). http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=100933. Cit. Date: 21 May 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0066}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Deaths (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Deaths Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: 21 May 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 12727 / 1942
6{S0611}, Internet (The AIF Project). http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=100933. Cit. Date: 21 May 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Date of Death : 11 June 1942, Buried Rookwood cemetery"

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014