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Ivan Robert FORBES

Regimental number91
Place of birthColac Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCommission agent
AddressManifold Road, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Ernest McL Forbes, Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 904 Bombardier Norman McLennan FORBES, 2nd field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 8 April 1917; 3297 Gunner Raplh Urquhart FORBES, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death1 December 1950

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