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Australian Army Crest

Albert Ernest MUDFORDAge: 30 years18881918

Name
Albert Ernest MUDFORD
Given names
Albert Ernest
Surname
MUDFORD
Birth February 24, 1888 40 35
Citation details: 22042/1888 MUDFORD ALBERT E GEORGE SARAH A STROUD
Birth of a brotherHerbert MUDFORD
March 20, 1891 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 33366/1891 MUDFORD HERBERT GEORGE SARAH ANN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a brotherHarold Stanley MUDFORD
June 17, 1893 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 34127/1893 MUDFORD HAROLD S GEORGE SARAH A STROUD
Marriage of a siblingJohn Lesley WEARMarianne MUDFORDView this family
October 2, 1893 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 6781/1893 WEAR JOHN MUDFORD MARY A STROUD
Marriage of a siblingEdward Henry HARDESHarriet MUDFORDView this family
about 1896 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 5940/1896 HARDES EDWARD H MUDFORD HARRIET RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a brotherSydney MUDFORD
August 16, 1897 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: 26273/1897 MUDFORD SYDNEY GEORGE SARAH A STROUD
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel MUDFORD
February 3, 1899 (Age 10 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3389/1899 MUDFORD SAMUEL JOSEPH ELIZABETH STROUD
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Edward PAXTONJane MUDFORDView this family
about 1902 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: 9979/1902 PAXTON WILLIAM E MUDFORD JANE RAYMOND TERRACE
Marriage of a siblingDavid MUDFORDEsther “Jessie” NEWELLView this family
about 1902 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: 10155/1902 MUDFORD DAVID NEWELL ESTHER STROUD
Marriage of a siblingSamuel MUDFORDLily WORTHView this family
about 1907 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 5858/1907 MUDFORD SAMUEL WORTH LILLY TAREE
Marriage of a siblingThomas George MUDFORDFlorence Maud WORTHView this family
about 1910 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 13292/1910 MUDFORD THOMAS G WORTH FLORENCE M RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 573
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmma EBDEN
about 1911 (Age 22 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7660/1911 MUDFORD EMMA WILLIAM STROUD
Military
Private No. 839 53 Battalion
Type: Enlisted
January 31, 1916 (Age 27 years)

Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Mudford - Albert Ernest - Nominal Roll
Mudford - Albert Ernest - Nominal Roll

Note: Downloaded from the National Archives - Military Records.

Marriage of a siblingCulbert FISHEREmma MUDFORDView this family
December 19, 1916 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 2286/1917 FISHER CALBERT MUDFORD EMMA GOSFORD
Death of a fatherGeorge MUDFORD
May 14, 1917 (Age 29 years)
Address: At his home at Johnson's Creek.
Citation details: 7431/1917 MUDFORD GEORGE SAMUEL EMMA STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser (NSW : 1894 - 1954), Friday 18 May 1917, page 2
Burial of a fatherGeorge MUDFORD
May 16, 1917 (Age 29 years)
Cemetery: Stroud General
Religion: Methodist
Publication: Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser (NSW : 1894 - 1954), Friday 18 May 1917, page 2
Mudford - George and Sarah Ann
Mudford - George and Sarah Ann

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Civil marriageMay Elizabeth JONESView this family
June 8, 1918 (Age 30 years)
Address: Aston Registry Office by the registrar E. Hastings.
Will June 18, 1918 (Age 30 years)
Military
Type: Killed in action
September 1, 1918 (on the date of death)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Scene from Peronne, France September 1918
Scene from Peronne, France September 1918

Note: A view looking towards Anvil Wood from an enemy machine gun position on the Citadel Ramparts of Peronne. It shows the deadly field of enemy fire into which the 53rd Battalion came on the morning of 1 September 1918, when, attacking with great eagerness, they advanced over the hill and through Anvil Wood, driving the enemy before them.


Battlefield near Peronne
Battlefield near Peronne

Note: An Australian soldier and a British soldier, both unidentified, on top of a Mark V male tank employed in salvaging derelict tanks near Peronne. In the background on the far right are the ruins of a factory, probably the St Denis Sugar Factory. Note 'The Knuts' chalked on the side of the tank.

Death September 1, 1918 (Age 30 years)
Cause of death: Killed in action
Burial
Address: Grave Reference IV.C.17
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
PeronneBattle02.jpg
PeronneBattle02.jpg

Note: A party of the 53rd Battalion firing a volley over the graves of their fallen comrades, and the unveiling of a Memorial erected at Quinconce, to those who fell in the attack on Peronne. Identified are: Major Chaplain Greville (extreme left), and Major H. L. Cameron (second from left), both are members of the 56th Battalion, 14th Brigade.


Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 2, 1871Upper Myall, , New South Wales, Australia
1 year
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
17 months
elder sister
Emma MUDFORD
Birth: May 11, 1885 37 32Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 23, 1963Kurri Kurri, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
himself
Australian Army CrestAlbert Ernest MUDFORD
Birth: February 24, 1888 40 35Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 1, 1918Peronne, Somme, France
3 years
younger brother
Herbert MUDFORD
Birth: March 20, 1891 43 38Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 23, 1984New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Harold Stanley MUDFORD
Birth: June 17, 1893 45 40Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1969Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
Family with May Elizabeth JONES - View this family
himself
Australian Army CrestAlbert Ernest MUDFORD
Birth: February 24, 1888 40 35Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 1, 1918Peronne, Somme, France
wife
Marriage: June 8, 1918Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom