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William John FORBES

Regimental number2608
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressAdelaide GPO, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Forbes, Woolnough Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2608a
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Date of death31 August 1972

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