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  • Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
Person Details
Stapleford Nottinghamshire
He was the son of George and Mary Elizabeth Ford and the brother of Francis Roy Ford. In 1911 they lived at 1 The Pastures Stapleford Nottinghamshire. He was married to Elizabeth E Smedley in 1914 in Nottingham, after emigrating to Australia they lived at "Hobart," Stockton, New South Wales. She returned to live with her father post-war, at 7 Bilbie Street, Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a lace draughtsman.
27 Apr 1917
28
508396 - CWGC Website
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Private
Australian Army Medical Corps (AIF)
Private Owen Clay Ford, served with the 2nd Australian General Hospital Staff, Australian Army Medical Corps, he died of cerebro-spinal meningitis at 14th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, on 27th April 1917. He is buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery.
Obituary notices published 30th April 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “FORD. – On the 26th inst., Owen C. Ford, A.A.M.C., beloved husband of E. E. (Cissie) Ford, aged 28 years. “FORD. – On the 26th inst., Owen C. Ford, A.A.M.C., dearly-loved third son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Ford, Stapleford, aged 28 years.” Above obituaries are courtesy of Jiom Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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  • Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
    Owen Clay Ford - Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle