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Andrew Edward FORBES

Regimental number1647
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs Carrie Saunders, 109 Bruce Street, Tottenham, London, England
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1647a
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
148
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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