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James FORBES

Regimental number741
Place of birthLittle River Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm manager
AddressWerribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Forbes, Redesdale Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1917
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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