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Hugh McIntosh FORBES

Regimental number368
Place of birthNairn, Scotland
SchoolChurch Street Schoo, Nairn, Scotland
Other trainingBanking
Age on arrival in Australia30
AddressDerra, Mundubbera, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sofia Forbes, Ocklynage Parade, Eastbourne, England
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3680
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given second name two spellings Mackintosh McIntosh
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCruicifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 15), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sophia FORBES, Nairn, Scotland

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