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Vivian Lyle FORBES

Regimental number7010
Place of birthMalvern Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBriagolong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W G Forbes, Briagolong, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7230 Pte William Edgar FORBES, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919; 3100 Pte Ralph Herbert John FORBES, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 March 1957
Place of burialYan Yean Cemetery

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