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John Sullivan FORBES

Regimental number4709
Place of birthManninarie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressToronto Street, Ovingham, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 7.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bessie Elizabeth Forbes, Toronto Street, Ovingham, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given second name two spellings Sullivan and Sutherland
Discharge date5 June 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 22 February 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 10 April 1917, discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 5 June 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1930
Age at death49
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORBES John Sullivan

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