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Roy Alexander FORDE

Regimental number1366
Date of birth28 August 1896
Place of birthDandenong, Victoria
SchoolSt George's School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs I Forde, 224 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date28 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium

Wounded, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915; invalided to Heliopolis; recovered and returned to duty, 29 May 1915. Wounded, second occasion, 8 August 1915; invalided to Lemnos Island; recovered and returned to duty, 2 December 1915.

Wounded, third occasion, France, 30 March 1918; invalided to Bath War Hospital, England. Arrived back in Australia, 13 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 October 1962
Age at death66
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, South Australia

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