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Stewart McKay FORBES

Regimental number5948
Date of birth14 October 1898
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolSt Peter's, Sydney
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTroro, Union Bridge Road, Undercliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date24 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1307 Captain Samuel FORBES, 4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement, discharged 13 February 1919; Lieutenant Edward St Clair FORBES, 34th Battalion, B Company, returned to Australia 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 September 1949

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