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Richard Andrew FORBES

Regimental number403
Place of birthPetersham New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs W J Forbes, Charles Street, South Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A52 Surada on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 41), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam James and Mary FORBES, Emma and Rollischild Streets, Glenhuntly, Victoria. Native of Perth, Western Australia

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