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William FORBES

Regimental number28
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHotel employee
AddressKyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, S Forbes,14 Melbourne Street, Salford, Manchester, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6815
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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