|Place of birth||Dundee, Scotland|
|Address||183 Nott Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs D S Forbes, 183 Nott Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served 2.5 years in the Albert Park Infantry.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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|Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to 57th Bn, Serapeum, 17 February 1916; to 60th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 March 1916; to 5th Divisional Artillery, 17 March 1916; taken on strength, 25th Howitzer Brigade, and posted to 114th Battery, 17 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 June 1916. Transferred to 115th Battery, 7 July 1916.
Transferred to 4th Field Artillery Brigade, 4 October 1917; taken on strength, 10th Battery, 5 October 1917.
Wounded in action (gas), 24 October 1917, and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance (laryngitis and gas); transferred same day to 1st Divisional Rest Station; to Casualty Clearing Station, 29 October 1917; to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 1 November 1917; to England, 11 November 1917, and admitted to Tooting Military Hospital (gas poisoning: severe); discharged on furlough, 10 December 1917, to report to No 3 Command Depot, 24 December 1917. Marched into No 2 Command Depot, 29 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 23 September 1918 (gun shot wound, left thumb); disembarked Melbourne, 26 November 1918; discharged, Melbourne, 14 August 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Carlton Cemetery|