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Gerald McIntyre FORBES

Regimental number2315
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNanneella Estate, Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Rev Keith Forbes, The Avenue, Royal Park, Victoria
Enlistment date13 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev Keith and Mary Caroline FORBES
Discharge date21 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 30 March 1918, disembarked Melbourne, 13 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 21 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death3 February 1933
Age at death47
Place of burialManly Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORBES Gerald McIntyre

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